Sci Qual can offer the following Food Safety and Product Certifications, SQI HACCP, Freshcare, Spotless Food Safety Standards, Queensland & Victoria Food Act.
Please note that only the Freshcare Food Safety & Quality standards are JAS-ANZ accredited
HACCP stands for Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point and is a food safety system used by food producers, manufacturers, and food service organizations. SQI offers its own HACCP Standard (which like most other HACCP standards is not JAS-ANZ accredited) based on the principles and practices outlined in HACCP System and Guidelines for its Application, issued by the Codex Alimentarius Commission.
HARPS stands for 'Harmonised Australian Retailer Produce Scheme'. HARPS objective is to ensure compliance with food safety, legal and trade legislation to major grocery retailers.
Freshcare is the fresh produce industry’s own on-farm assurance program, meeting the needs of Australian growers in fulfilling both domestic and international market requirements. Freshcare’s practical approach to helping growers and packers assure customers that their produce is safe to eat and sustainably grown has seen thousands of fresh produce businesses adopt the Freshcare program since its launch in July 2000.
Freshcare offers the following standards:
- Freshcare Food Safety & Quality - On Farm (FSQ4 and FSQ4.1)
- Freshcare Food Safety & Quality - Supply Chain (SC1)
- Freshcare Environmental (ENV3)
- Freshcare Environmental - Viticulture (ENV-VIT2)
- Freshcare Environmental - Winery (ENV-WIN2)
The Spotless food supplier Quality Assurance Program involves compulsory auditing to the Spotless Food Safety Standard for Suppliers. The Standard is a HACCP based Food Safety Program.
Sci Qual International can audit Food Safety Programs under the relevant Food Acts in Queensland and Victoria.