Articles by Topic - Auditing/Validation

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Features: Leveraging Innovative Technology to be Audit-Ready On Demand

How food safety technology helps companies be prepared for their regulatory, GFSI, and customer food safety audits

Features: Food Defense Audits

Companies throughout the supply chain are bulking up on their food protection tactics

Online Exclusives: Adopting GFSI Approved Schemes to Strengthen Food Safety Initiatives

Companies need to implement a streamlined process in order to gain and sustain certification

Online Exclusives: 5 Additional Ways to Prepare for an Audit

Techniques to consider before and during a certification audit

Features: 5 Ways to Prepare for an Audit

Quick reminders to keep in check when trying to implement an accredited standard

Features: Third-Party Auditors Rule: Are You Left Out of the Reporting Loop?

In addition to direct reporting, the FDA’s proposed rule would require auditors to report to the FDA before they report to the facilities

Features: Pest Management Documentation

When it comes to pest management and food safety, you undoubtedly need to have a paper trail

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News: USDA Inspector General Finds Fault in Swine Slaughter Oversight

An audit of the inspection and enforcement activities of the USDA’s FSIS at swine slaughter plants identified multiple deficiencies, according to a recent report released in May. Among the report’s findings: FSIS’s enforcement actions do not deter repeat violations, inspectors do not always follow inspection protocols, and inspectors do not always take enforcement actions against humane handling violations at slaughter plants.

Features: USDA Requirement to Test Beef for Non-0157 Strains of E. coli Faces Challenges

Within the next few days or the next few months—depending on whether or not industry challenges to implementation of the rule are successful—U.S. beef producers will be required to test their meats not only for the well-known pathogenic strain of E. coli known as 0157:H7, but also for six other strains of the bacteria known to cause illness in humans.




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