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By Thers Pacquing

 What is Audit?
 Types of Audit
 Audit Classification
 Purpose of Audit
 Certification
 Non-conformance
 3 classification of noncormities

such as inspection or examination. or production step. process.What is Audit? • Auditing is the on-site verification activity. An audit can apply to an entire organization or might be specific to a function. to ensure compliance to requirements. . of a process or quality system.

and help you identify areas for improvement. .• Effective audits are vital to your business as they enable a site to demonstrate whether control systems are working correctly and effectively.

Types of Audit • The Product • The Process • The System .

Audit Classification Audit can be classified.  INTERNAL AUDIT  EXTERNAL AUDIT .

and review. . • Internal audit is also known as ‘First Party Audit’ and it is an internal management tool. by which an organization check the health of its management system.• Internal Audit • Is conducted by the organization itself (or conducted on behalf of the organization) for internal verification.

foreign body risks and critical control points (CCPs). prerequisite programs and procedures and cover both the systems in place and work practices. . HACCP programme. with activities in key areas such as hygiene. good manufacturing practice.• The frequency of internal audits may vary.

independent audit organization (generally known as certification body) • Also known as ‘Third Party Audit’ .• External Audit • This type of audit is conducted by an external.

Some audits have special administrative purposes such as auditing documents. Certification .Purpose of Audit To verify compliance. or performance. or performance or following up on completed corrective actions. risk. conformance.

QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM .Certification • Example • ISO 9001:2008 .

this improves the ability of your operations to meet customer requirements and expectations. In turn.ISO 9001:2008 .quality management system  Enables continuous improvement of your organization’s quality management systems (QMS) and processes. .

namely quality.These standards do not tell processors exactly what they should do. food safety and environmental stewardship. . but instead provide a framework for developing and implementing systems to meet certain ends.


expectation. It can be stated or implied by an organization. . or other interested parties. A requirement is a need. It is a failure to comply with requirements. or obligation.Non-conformance • Nonconformity Nonconformity is the "non-fulfillment of a requirement". its customers.

• Note. with minor non-conformities. . the auditor should take care to make sure that the auditee understands that:  a number of minors could demonstrate a system breakdown and perhaps contribute to a major.Minor Non-conformity • A minor non-compliance is a non-compliance that is not likely to compromise food safety or lead to the handling of unsafe or unsuitable food.

with third party audits one major non-conformity normally results in a "non-certification" recommendation. .Major Non-conformity • A major non-compliance is a non-compliance that is likely to compromise food safety or may lead to the handling of unsafe or unsuitable food if no remedial action is taken. • Note.

.Critical Non-conformities • A critical non-compliance is a non-compliance where the contravention poses an imminent and serious risk to the safety of food intended for sale.

Is the action being proposed to addresed the root cause.• Non-conformances are addressed with corrective actions. . • Corrective Actions focus on “existing” non- conformances.

Insight .

G. “Quality Management Systems for the Food Industry: A guide to ISO 9001/2” retrieved March 23.pdf The Public Health and Safety Organization.pdf http://asq. Retrieved from https:// www. 2016 from http://www. 2016 from https://books. R. Food Safety Magazine “Third-party Audits: What the Food Industry Really Needs” Retrieved March 28. 2009. 2016 from http://www.References • Ph.” (2011).com/magazine-archive1/octobernovember-2015/lete28099s-get-s erious-about-internal-audits/ .org/services/by-industry/food-safety-quality/processing/processing-audits -what-the-food-industry-really-needs/ “Management of food safety programs: Food Act 2016 from http://www. (2015) “Let’s Get Serious about Internal Audits” retrieved March • • • • • • 23. id=Z3AKBwAAQBAJ&pg=PA76&lpg=PA76&dq=quality+assurance+internal+audit+in+food+ind ustry&source=bl&ots=KGF60_UBCB&sig=FY8dIrRyItGXoxcSj1S7zmg36Jw&hl=en&sa=X&ved =0ahUKEwjGx6_53NbLAhXm5qYKHU-yDTAQ6AEILzAE#v=onepage&q=quality%20assurance %20internal%20audit%20in%20food%20industry&f=false Global Standard for Food Safety. “An Introduction to Internal Audits” Retrieved March 28. “Audits for the Food Processing Industry” Retrieved March 28. 2016 from http://www. and Stier.



which itself permits objectivity. does what it says.” . the quality system is based on formality. and has the records to prove it. The audit is seeking to verify that the company “Says what it does.• In other words.


How to Manage • Inspection System • Corrective Action System • Management Review System • Training System • Document Control System .