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FSMA Support

Custom Solution to Save you Time and Money and Meet your Immediate Need: FSV

Contact Azzule’s support team and let’s have a conversation about your comfort level with FSMA. Our bilingual staff throughout the USA, Mexico, and South America has the expertise, contacts, and resources to assist you now.

Our Experts, on Your Team

Azzule has your solution. In response to the ever-changing food safety industry, Azzule has developed FSMA Support services to allow you to confidently evaluate and asses your company’s food safety program. Allow our highly trained and equipped staff to help you implement an effective strategy to navigate FSMA regulations

Our teams will partner with you in contacting your foreign suppliers, organizing your data, evaluating your suppliers and their documentation, and helping to get them and you in compliance with FSVP and all of FSMA regulations.

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

Everything you need to get connected with your suppliers! We aid in contacting, communicating & connecting you with your suppliers. Our systems and services help you manage and view your documents quickly and easily by uploading & collecting food safety information.

SUPPORTIVE SERVICES

Qualifying documents to put you on the path to success! We aid in verifying documents, commodities and suppliers to meet your standards of authenticity. We work with you and your suppliers to be sure that the suppliers and their commodities are in compliance with your food safety requirements.

CONSULTATIVE SERVICES

The technical support you’ve been looking for! We work with you to set up your food safety requirements, create your Hazard Analysis and evaluate your suppliers. Our skilled team will advise on approving or rejecting documents, commodities, and suppliers so that you can confidently make food safety decisions for your company.

Explore Features of Each Service

With our unique pricing model you may mix and match specific services that you'll need so that you're only paying for exactly what you want. Explore the options of each service type below.

Review and Upload Audits
  • Each audit upload contains the full audit report
  • The audits are in the correct category
  • The audit is attached to the correct supplier
Review and Upload Lab Results
  • Each microbiological and pesticide upload contains lab results
  • Results are placed in the correct category
  • The lab result is attached to the correct supplier
Review and Upload Documents
  • Each document required by the client is uploaded in the correct category
  • The documents are attached to the correct supplier
Supplier Communication & Onboarding

Azzule will work diligently to retrieve information from Client’s growers/suppliers to get the appropriate set-up with the Azzule System and/or manually retrieving documents from Client for Azzule to manually enter.

  • Onboard suppliers to the SCP and contact missing suppliers
  • Assist in retrieving audits, lab results & documents that have not been submitted
  • Communicate when audits, lab results & documents do not meet basic criteria
A walk-through of a Hazard Analysis for per commodity

Work with the client to help identify key variables that should be considered for a commodity specific hazard analysis.

Verify quality and authenticity of Audits
  • All audits fall within a 12 month period.
  • The Certification Body is approved for the applicable audit scheme.
  • That audit received a passing score as established by the audit scheme.
  • Corrective Actions report is attached to the audit.
Verify quality and authenticity of Lab Results
  • Testing was processed by an accredited lab.
  • Test results meets the FDA parameters.
  • The imported commodity matches the commodities listed on the results.
  • The testing was done via an EPA approved method.
Verify quality and authenticity of Documents
  • Hazard Analysis
    • Verify commodity risk against FDA commodity risk list
    • Verify commodity allergens against FDA allergens list
    • Verify HACCP (Process flow chart) of the supplier’s operation is provided
    • Verify a hazard analysis has been provided for every commodity
    • Verify the a list of biological, chemical and physical hazards is written
  • Equivalent Country Form
    • Matches the Canada, New Zealand, or Australia forms
    • Check in database or one attempt to contact organization for authenticity
  • Supplier Information Form
    • Commodity information is provided
    • Supplier discloses whether or not they have been listed on the FDA Import Alerts
    • Supplier discloses if they have been a part of any previous recalls
  • Certificates
    • If applicable, the date listed on the certificate is current g. expiration dates
    • The supplier name is listed on the certificate
    • Check in database or one attempt to contact organization for authenticity
Contact supplier if quality or authenticity standards are not met

Azzule will work diligently to retrieve information from Client’s growers/suppliers to get them to correct those issues where they do not meet Client’s standards. If, after diligent efforts are made to contact them without success, Client agrees to assist Azzule in contacting [Client]’s grower/supplier.

Verify commodity
  • Verify all the documents, lab results and audits for the specific commodity on the client’s PSCP account
  • Verify all the documents, lab results, and audits have been approved by a Qualified Individual
  • Contact supplier if required documents are not available
    • Azzule will work diligently to retrieve information from Client’s growers/suppliers to get them to submit the appropriate documents to our system or to manually enter. If, after diligent efforts are made to contact them without success, Client agrees to assist Azzule in contacting and retrieving the required information as outlined above.
Verify supplier
  • Verify all the documents, lab results and audits for the specific commodity on the client’s PSCP account
  • Verify all the commodities been approved by a QI
  • Contact supplier if required documents are not available
    • Azzule will work diligently to retrieve information from Client’s growers/suppliers to get them to submit the additional documents and/or advise them of additional steps they must take to obtain the appropriate document, the appropriate documents to our system or to manually enter. If, after diligent efforts are made to contact Client without success, Client agrees to assist Azzule in contacting and retrieving the required information as outlined above.
Assist client in developing internal food safety requirements
Complete a hazard analysis of each commodity
Advise on approval of records
  • Analyze that audits, lab results and documents meet the client and FSMA standards
  • Advise client on approval or non-approval of each record or audit, lab result and document
Advise on commodity approval
  • Analyze that the documents for each of the commodities minimize risk to the point where the commodity should be approved
  • Advise client on approval or non-approval of each commodity
Advise on determining additional verification activities as needed
Complete the supplier evaluation
Advise on supplier approval

Analyze the records, commodity, supplier evaluation and verification activities for each supplier to determine if it should be approved

Open communication with client as needed

To Put it Simply...

Think of it this way – it’s as if the FDA assigned you a unique puzzle and proceeded to bury all the necessary pieces inside thousands of pages of legislative jargon. They expect you to put it together, fast, and the future of your business depends on it.

And, by the way, they’ve similarly assigned unique puzzles to each and all of your buyers and suppliers.

Deadlines are coming up fast. Don’t go it alone. We’re here to help get everyone through this, together.

A PRICING MODEL THAT WORKS

Customize your experience by activating one or more of our FSMA Support services on an as-needed basis! We offer various levels of service that you can mix and match to meet whatever needs your company may have. We follow a retainer-based pricing model, calculated based on the size and scope of your company and paid in advance to save you from fluctuating monthly invoices.

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