We are licensed and accredited by the SQF Institute (SQFI) as an SQF Training and Consulting Center and we are accredited by the International HACCP Alliance (IHA). The SQF standard is the most widely recognized Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) standard for food safety in North America. We also are an accredited Lead Instructor for the Food Safety Modernization Act's (FSMA) FDA & Food Safety Preventive Control Alliance's (FSPCA) Preventive Controls for Human Food Qualified Individual workshop.
ON SITE TRAINING:
We customize our training for implementation of the regulatory and SQFI standards for HACCP and the SQF standard specifically for your facility.
Other certification bodies may not provide this critical, supplemental information addressing the specific concerns & questions your staff may have regarding the final audit.
We have one of the widest recognized SQFI consulting category registrations/ licenses in North America (20 categories, including high risk). We were able to obtain this because of the wealth of technical, food safety and quality and business operation experience obtained over 30 + years of food industry experience and 10 year's experience in HACCP and GFSI consulting.
On site training & consulting services include:
HACCP Manager Food Safety and GMPs Implementing SQF Systems Practitioner SQF Executive & Manager Overview Internal Auditing Business Continuity Planning SQF Code Changes Advanced SQF Juice HACCP Advanced HACCP Preparing for SQF Level 3 Certification Workshop FSMA Preventive Controls workshops. Classes can be customized to the needs and time frame of your company.
We use the 12-step Codex HACCP process customized to meet the requirements of SQF and BRC audits.
Few, if any organizations, offer such comprehensive and specifically focused classes to satisfy audit requirements.
DOCUMENT DEVELOPMENT & REVIEW & GAP ANALYSIS:
Includes reviewing in-house programs to ensure proper documentation according to SQF standard requirements. If you need, we can develop and write your complete HACCP and food safety systems documentation and records or just the missing elements or revisions needed. We have helped over 250 companies achieve HACCP or GFSI certifications including SQF.
Assistance for meeting SQF Code documentation
We help companies become certified under the SQF Code, 7.2 Edition site requirements
Few organizations offer such a diverse experience upon which to draw when developing the gap analysis. We are approved by the SQFI to provide consulting expertise in 20 categories, including high risk.
Go to our "Consultant Categories" tab to see a copy of our certification.
HACCP PLAN VALIDATION:
Examination & validation of HACCP plans for companies at all stages in the supply chain: field harvest and production to retail and food service outlets
30+ years of technical experience is an invaluable asset in ensuring best practice and implementation of HACCP plans
Complete a Gap analysis review assessment on your SQF system, using the current offical certification body audit format which the Certification auditor will use when coming to your facility.
We regularly assist the SQF Institute with its Auditor Training course so we have the knowledge and expertise for documentation and records review and employee interviews just as will be done during your certification audit.
Includes an Excel report detailing non-conformances and outlining practical changes needed to get through the actual certification audit.
RECALL & BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLANNING:
Specialized programs to help in times of crisis.
Adulterated, unsafe ingredients are an increasing reality to processors and retailers.
Continuity plan to restore normalacy when the unthinkable happens. We can also help you test this system.
All third party standards require food supply companies to possess and practice their ability to recover and remove adulterated products when a problem occurs.
Recall and traceability are not equivilent activites; yet, both are needed in a crisis.
We can help build an effective recall system and a corresponding business
LISTERIA REMEDIATION CONSULTING
OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY PROGRAMS
A leading cause of business failure is the sudden rise in worker compensation insurance premiums that happens when worker injuries occur.
Equally important, are the massive fines and penalties for companies whose employees continue to seek medical attention for even minor injuries.
The food industry has many occupations that expose workers to injury and illness.
As certified trainers, we hel
We provide training and record keeping programs to avoid the adverse impact of an OSHA compliance failure
p businesses avoid expenses by helping ensure employees are properly trained and facilities are reviewed for potential sources of employee injury.
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