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How Does a Virtual GMP Inspection Work?
How Does a Virtual GMP Inspection Work?
AIB International food safety professionals are no strangers to travel. They're used to flying thousands of miles every year to deliver the thorough and rigorous audits your facility requires.

Well this year travel and audits look a little different! To gain some perspective on how Virtual GMP Inspections have changed auditing and what common concerns our auditors have been running into, we spoke with our Megan Coy Moran, Manager, Quality Assurance, North America.
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Are you ready for your next audit?
Are you ready for your next audit?
In this webinar, AIB International’s Dimitra Sandrou offered expertise on how to prepare for the recently introduced FSSC 22000 split audit process using Information & Communication Technologies (ICT).
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Are Virtual Inspections and Audits an Option?
Are Virtual Inspections and Audits an Option?
Throughout the past few months of the COVID-19 pandemic, food manufacturers have been pulling double duty to ensure a safe food supply chain, while also prioritizing the health and safety of their food manufacturing teams.
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Do you have what it takes to pass your next inspection?
Do you have what it takes to pass your next inspection?
In this webinar, AIB International’s Earl Arnold defined inspections and audits, along with how they can complement each other. He then discussed the inspection process and resources needed to successfully complete an inspection. Finally, he offered insight into issues that might be observed during an inspection and methods used to correct those issues.
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Tip of the Week: Overcoming Unannounced Audit Anxiety
Tip of the Week: Overcoming Unannounced Audit Anxiety
Unannounced audits can be challenging, but at AIB International we pride ourselves on ensuring a seamless experience to overcome the audit anxiety that might be building.
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Tip of the Week: 9 Tips to Help You Decide Which GFSI Certification Scheme is Best for You
Tip of the Week: 9 Tips to Help You Decide Which GFSI Certification Scheme is Best for You
It is important to understand the main components of a GFSI certification standard as each is different. Consider each of these aspects during your selection process to pick one that best meets your needs.
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7 Warning Signs That You Won’t Pass a Certification Audit
7 Warning Signs That You Won’t Pass a Certification Audit
As the demand for certification audits increases around the globe, food manufacturers along the supply chain are wondering what they can do to achieve certification and reduce shortcomings. GFSI certification requires several key elements reflected in each of the approved certification standards. Check out these seven warning signs that you won’t pass a certification audit, so you can eliminate deficiencies in your plant before the big audit day arrives.
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4 Reasons You Should Schedule Your Next GMP Inspection ASAP
4 Reasons You Should Schedule Your Next GMP Inspection ASAP
Seasons are changing and 2016 is quickly approaching. Back-to-school merchandise has been replaced with Halloween costumes and Christmas decorations. Football season has officially kicked off. And before we know it, people in many regions will be dusting off their snow shovels to clear a path. Before you wrap up 2015, have you scheduled your annual GMP Inspection to evaluate how well the prerequisite and food safety programs are working in your facility? We’ve got 4 good reasons why you should schedule your next GMP Inspection ASAP.
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6 Things Your Certification Auditor Needs to Hear You Say
6 Things Your Certification Auditor Needs to Hear You Say
When having a certification audit against a GFSI-benchmarked scheme, there are many things the auditor will ask and need to see and/or hear the client. The following are a few examples of what you can expect.
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Tip of the Week - Preparing for your Audit
Tip of the Week - Preparing for your Audit
How well are you prepared for your next AIB audit? We all go through inspections year after year to maintain compliance and continue to grow our food safety programs to obtain our goal of creating a product both desirable and safe for the end user. Whether you do announced or unannounced audits is up to you but here are some other ‘hidden’ tools in the Standard that will help you prepare and improve.
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