Do we need a risk assessment for BRC 3.4.1
There shall be a scheduled programme of internal audits.
At a minimum, the programme shall include at least four different audit dates spread throughout the year. The frequency at which each activity is audited shall be established in relation to the risks associated with the activity and previous audit performance. All activities shall be covered at least once each year.
At a minimum, the scope of the internal audit programme shall include the:
- HACCP or food safety plan, including the activities to implement it (e.g. supplier approval, corrective actions and verification)
- prerequisite programmes (e.g. hygiene, pest control)
- food defence and food fraud prevention plans
- procedures implemented to achieve the Standard.
Each internal audit within the programme shall have a defined scope and consider a specific activity or section of the HACCP or food safety plan.
Or can they be separated individually ( Having pest control, sanitatio, food defence and fraud, etc)