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.

Mérieux NutriSciences GMP audits evaluate food safety and quality in all aspects of your operations to ensure food safety and quality in manufacturing, packaging and labeling:

  • Food Safety Systems (including HACCP and/or Preventive Controls)
  • Management Systems
  • Product Manufacturing
  • Grounds, Building, Equipment, and Maintenance
  • Pest Control
  • Employee Practices
  • Plant sanitation
  • Receiving, Storage and Shipping
  • Food Defense

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.

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.