A quality audit provides an expanded review of a food plant's programs and procedures. Internal audits are an excellent opportunity to verify your quality systems and identify areas for improvement.
Using your quality management systems as the basis, our trained auditors can verify the performance of key quality parameters in your operating processes and finished product assessments.
During our evaluations, we assess your systems and programs as they are being implemented throughout your facility. To provide you with a “big picture” report of your organization, we can develop and conduct quality systems audits at multiple plants.We utilize our own industry-standard checklists or a customized list of verifications according to your requirements.More than numbers on a page, our thorough audit reports provide specific details to address cited deficiencies. They offer an excellent tool for comparing the continuous improvement of the organization.
Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
Mérieux NutriSciences GMP audits evaluate quality in all aspects of your operations to ensure quality in manufacturing, packing and labeling:
- Food Safety Systems
- Quality Systems
- Grounds, Building and Equipment
- Pest Control
- Employee Practices
- Receiving, Storage and Shipping
- Plant sanitation
- Food Defense
Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)
We put our laboratory experience to work for you by evaluating your lab’s conformance to recognized industry practices and your own internal standard operating procedures.From aseptic sample handling techniques to data management, our auditors review every aspect of your quality systems for deficiencies that can lead to the production of questionable results and the release of unsafe products to consumers.
Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)
Employing operational, quality and food safety criteria developed by leading produce companies, industry associations, universities and regulators, our GAP audits provide you and your customers with third-party verification of your safety programs.Many leading retailers, food service companies and manufacturers also want to ensure that good animal handling practices an integral part of their suppliers’ quality systems. Our auditors are trained in national and international guidelines for handling and slaughter operations for beef, pork, sheep, veal and poultry.Contact your local Mérieux NutriSciences Audits and Inspections representatives to schedule an audit, request a quote or learn more about our services.