Scope

We cover wide range of industries within our scope for food safety auditing including but not limited to the following:

Food Retail Operators – Retailing of pre-packaged food
Food Transport and Warehousing Operations – Dry and ambient goods
Fats
Oils and Margarine Manufacturing
Bakery Operations – Wholesale production of bread and biscuits
Fruit and Vegetable Processing – Whole and fresh processing only
Egg in Shell Processing
Animal Feeds – Farm produced
Intensive Horticulture Operations
Extensive Agricultural Operations
Dairy Farm Operations
Honey Production
Shelf Stable Food and Sauces Processing – Dry goods
Food Service Operations – Immediate consumption
Prepared Meals Manufacture – Frozen meals
Food Service Operations – Vulnerable populations
Prepared Meals Manufacture – Cook/chill
Cook Chill Processes
(APIQ Scope)

Regulatory Food Safety Auditing

Goulburn Valley Food Safety Services has been providing auditing services to the food industry since 1998.
Ben Carroll is a certified with Exemplar Global under the National Food Safety Auditor Scheme (NFSA); and holds the NFSA Level – 4; for conducting high risk food safety audits within:

  • Victoria – Department of Health & Human Services
  • Tasmania – Department of Health and Human Services

Ben Carroll, Director and Principle Auditor with Goulburn Valley Food Safety Services has over 35 years of experience in the food industry and provides a practical and objective approach to the auditing of your business.
For all inquiries regarding Regulatory Food Safety Audits; contact our office on 03 5821 7474

HACCP Certification Audits

Goulburn Valley Food Safety Services undertake certification audits for business against any number of the Codex Alimentarius Standards or Codes of practice.
All HACCP Certification audits include as a minimum the:

  • Recommended International Code of Practice
  • General Principles of Food Hygiene
  • CAC/RCP 1-1969, Rev. 4-2003

Additional Standards and Codes of Practice may apply to your business either through industry standard or supplier requirements.
For all inquiries regarding HACCP Certification; contact our office on 03 5821 7474

Approved Supplier Audits

Goulburn Valley Food Safety Services can also undertake Supplier Audits on behalf of your business.
Our role is to assess your suppliers’ compliance with relevant Standards, Codes of practice and Specification requirements as described.
Approved Supplier Audits are becoming and ever-increasing and effective tool in assuring business compliance.
The scope of the audit can be as broad or as focused as required and may include:

  • Product Traceability / Recall procedures
  • Quality testing
  • GMPs

For all inquiries regarding Approved Supplier Audits; contact our office on 03 5821 7474

Internal Food Safety Audits

IN addition to Regulatory and Certification audits, Goulburn Valley Food Safety Services also provide comprehensive Internal Auditing Services for your business.
Internal Audits may be for the one site or as part of a continual improvement program for the wider business.
This may include site visits across the entire business assessing compliance with any given criteria and may be specific to your proprietary operations.
The scope of the audit can be as broad or as focused as required and may include:

  • GMPs
  • Product Quality / Consistency
  • Product Traceability / Recall procedures

For all inquiries regarding Approved Supplier Audits; contact our office on 03 5821 7474