Is the increasing usage of unannounced audits driving food safety teams to a position where they have to focus limited resources on the minimisation of audit non-conformances? With growing skills…
Recently at the QADEX Supplier Approval Management Conference I had an interesting debate around how customer specifications and supplier accreditation have become inextricably linked since the introduction of vulnerability assessments…
Within supply chain auditing there has always debate auditor competence and the knock on effect on supplier certification schemes. It is good to see the GFSI tackle this, lets see what the outcomes are.
45% of sites supplying ingredients do not have BRC or a GFSI recognised food safety certification
QADEX Alert relating to the suspension of National Britannia certification and the effect on supplier approval management systems
The debate about different food safety standards is not giving enough attention to the large number of food business operators who do not operate to a food safety standard and the distributors of foodstuffs who still adopt a trader mentality without sufficient investment in supplier assurance within their supply chains.
Following last weeks post we received a question from a reader who wanted to know what the objectives of the GFSI are.