Resources, program developments, industry updates, and much more from SQFI. 

Eliminate Supply Chain Risks From Farm to Fork

Here's how a risk mitigation mindset for the supply chain can ease your mind.

Innovating on Food Waste and the Role SQF Certification Plays in Upcycling Foods

Learn about how SQF certification can assist in the upcycled foods process in using verifiable supply chains, and positively impact the environment.

McDonald’s Corporation Approves New Produce Supplier Audit Addendum for SQF Certification

SQFI’s partnerships with major food service and retail brands add value for SQF-certified operations.

The Importance of Food Safety Auditing

It is essential to know what a food safety standard comprises in terms of auditing.

Revamping SQFI.com: Empowering Users for Efficient Food Safety Management

For SQFI.com site visitors, we understand that efficiency is key and that users often look for one specific resource, topic or question to be answered.

7 Ways to Strengthen Your Food Safety Culture with a Risk Mitigation Mindset

Enhanced food safety cultures can positively impact your businesses by reducing potential food safety risks and improving customer trust.

SQF Fundamentals Verification Assessment - A Remote Assessment for Very Small Suppliers

Discover a powerful new tool – the SQF Fundamentals Verification Assessment (FVA).

SQF Earns Recognition by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration - FDA FSMA Preventative Controls of Human Food Rule

The FDA announced that the SQF Food Safety Code: Food Manufacturing, Edition 9, plus the SQF Addendum, are in alignment with the Preventive Controls for Human Foods Rule.

Strengthening Food Safety: Tackling the Top Non-Conformances in SQF Code Edition 9

Understanding and addressing the top non-conformances in SQF Code edition 9 is essential for strengthening food safety practices.

SQF Code Edition 9 Product Traceability and Crisis Management – Mandatory Product Identification Specifics in Section

In SQF Edition 9, a requirement has been modified regarding product changeover and label reconciliation, specifically in section  

Get Started on Food Traceability Compliance

Food traceability is all the buzz these days, especially since the release of FDA’s much anticipated Final Food Traceability Rule last month.

The Vital Role of Every Link in the Supply Chain for Ensuring Food Safety

From farm to shelf, numerous links in the supply chain must be diligently maintained to ensure that the food your customers purchase is safe to consume. 

FDA's Food Traceability Rule Documenting a Tomato From Farm to Grocer

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued the Food Traceability Rule to quickly identify and mitigate risk associated with “high risk” foods prone to contamination.

How Are HACCP and SQF Used Together?

Ensuring Food Safety and Quality with SQF and HACCP HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) and SQF (Safe Quality Food) are both systems designed to ensure the safety of food production.

Ensuring Food Safety: The Importance of Risk Mitigation in the Food Quality Industry

The food quality industry is responsible for ensuring that food products meet the necessary standards to be safe and suitable for consumption.

Communication & Culture: Imperative for Food Safety

“What do you do when no one is looking?” That question is at the heart of a strong food safety culture and food safety in general. As Brian Neal, Technical Manager for Eurofins, points out...

Ensuring Food Safety: The Importance of Risk Mitigation in Food Production

Food safety practitioners in the food industry are responsible for ensuring that food products meet the necessary standards and regulations to be safe and suitable for consumption.

The Biggest Challenges and Gaps That Hamper Food Safety

A hallmark of this young decade is challenge, wrought by the pandemic, divisions, global conflict, and supply chain problems. And while we like to – and rightly -- talk about the important...

Be Proactive and Identify Potential Food Safety Risks With a Risk Assessment

Risk assessments are the backbone of any functioning food safety system.

Be Ready for a Food Safety Crisis Before It's Too Late

A recall and withdrawal program is a measure that no site hopes they must use. However, every site will be thankful...