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Throughout this series, you will learn how to assess and reassess suppliers. You will also learn how to evaluate the risk level for suppliers that sell materials into food manufacturing or food packaging operations based on the food safety information or documentation they are able to provide.
Episode 7: Supplier Approval in GFSI
In this episode we discuss the supplier approval requirements in the major GFSI schemes including: SQF, BRCGS, FSSC 22000, and PrimusGFS. Since all food safety programs must have basic controls over the safety of food or food packaging produced, each of the major GFSI schemes require the highest standards for supplier approval programs.
Designate the person or people on your team who will be responsible for reaching out to suppliers for document requests. Create a process and a schedule for reaching out to suppliers to increase your chances of success with obtaining necessary documentation. Use our guide to help determine which documents to request from suppliers and how important it is that you receive each document.
Supplier Approval Document Guide
Your Supplier Approval Guide Includes a list of documents to request from suppliers. Suggested levels of priority for obtaining these documents.