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SQF Edition 9 – Are You Ready for Your Next Audit?

Why SQF? SQF is a food safety certification standard managed and controlled by the SQFI (Safe Quality Food Institute). Worldwide Recognition. Promotes Confidence in Food Safety & Quality. Current SQF Code, Key Changes and Updates The SQF codes are designed to meet industry, customer, and regulatory requirements for all sectors of the food supply chain.…

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How Do You Prepare for SQF 9?

As food manufacturers are actively implementing the SQF code Edition 9, here is a review of the most important changes and how to prepare for them. Most of the key changes concern the certification process and the system element requirements which are common to all certified facilities. As the resident SQF practitioner(s) for your business,…

Read more on Food Defense and Safety: Keeping Food Manufacturing Plants Open While Aligning with the Food Defense Mitigation Strategies Database (FDMSD)  
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Food Defense and Safety: Keeping Food Manufacturing Plants Open While Aligning with the Food Defense Mitigation Strategies Database (FDMSD)  

Back in March, when many of us made the shift to working from home and social distancing, consumers rushed to the grocery stores and stocked up on food and essentials. With this surge in demand came increased pressure on food manufacturing plants to provide goods quickly and safely. But when it comes to safety protocols…

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The importance of Food Product Traceability

What is Traceability? The Codex Alimentarius Commission defines traceability as “the ability to follow the movement of a food through specified stage(s) of production, processing and distribution”.1 For the Canadian Food Inspection agency, traceability is the ability to follow an item or a group of items - be it animal, plant, food product or ingredient…