Below are a number of topics that are included in the monthly or quarterly consultation. For BRC certified companies, this consultation takes place at least monthly. Topics that are discussed relate to food safety, quality, legality, and integrity which are also included in the daily operational consultation. Any points from this consultation are dealt with on the basis of actions. This method of consultation has been chosen knowing the size of the company.
The following topics are discussed:
It is examined whether there have been calamities or adjustments for which new resources or extra personnel have been necessary.
The knowledge of the staff is discussed on the basis of the iMIS Audit “knowledge staff” patrols that have been run and on the basis of daily practice. Deviating matters, such as a lack of knowledge, come to light so that action can be taken.
Whether internal education / training still needs to be given.
Potential adjustments that are necessary for the manual so that the manual continues to meet the standard and practice.
Whether there have been problems with regard to the quality management system.
What is the state of the company's technical condition and whether deviations have occurred during the iMIS Audit patrols.
Whether there have been deviations with regard to the CCP / QCP / LCP. Potentionally what actions have been taken.
Whether there are complaints or influences from the surrounding environment.
Important measures that have been taken based on the shortcomings from the various rounds and how these must be / have been solved.
Whether all registrations are kept up-to-date and whether deviations have been noted.
Whether all specifications meet.
Whether new suppliers or products have been added.
How is the cleaning performed and whether any shortcomings have been identified? Possibly how the cleaning can be improved.
Whether the check on product-foreign components is going well and properly.
Whether maintenance still needs to be performed. If so, what and by whom.
Whether there have been external audits and what were the comments/shortcomings in this? Whether all internal audits (iMIS Audit patrols) are performed according to plan.
Whether all investigations carried out according to plan? Whether deviations have been found from the investigations that have been carried out.
Whether complaints have arrived. What are these complaints concerned and what is the status of the complaints is?
Whether there have been internal blockages.
Whether deviations have been found with regard to the Prerequisites.
Whether changes have been made to the hazard study and need to be adjusted.
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