We are a RTE meat company and SQF certified. I am reassessing our purchasing policy.
According to SQF V8.1 section 2.3.2, we need to have COA for every raw material we receive, however in our current practice we are not able to get COA from every supplier.
Then what should we do? Should we send out for testing and what we should test for?
Also for high risk raw material, we need to validate the COA, by what kind of methods?
Something I am still confused about is that since all the raw materials will go through kill step at the end of our process, why we need to have the COA of micros / test micros for all the raw materials upon receiving? Please advise.
Edited by Charles.C, 09 November 2019 - 10:17 AM.