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  20 October, 2021   |   Farming  |  
PrimusGFS Version 3.2 Documents

Azzule Systems has made its new version of PrimusGFS – v3.2 – currently available to auditees, it will be the mandatory version for audits scheduled after March 1, 2022.

 

PrimusGFS v3.2 aligns with the GFSI’s v2020.1 benchmarking requirements and offers both GAP (Farm, Indoor Agriculture, and Harvest Crew) and GMP (Cooling & Cold Storage, Packinghouse, Processing, Storage & Distribution) audits.

 

The GFSI scopes covered by the standard include:

  • Farming of Plants
  • Farming of Grains and Pulses
  • Pre-processing Handling of Plant Products
  • Processing of Plant Perishable Products
  • Processing of Animal and Plant Perishable Products (Mixed Products)
  • Processing of Ambient Stable Products
  • Provision of Storage and Distribution Services.

 

Version 3.2 brings updates to address:

  • The GFSI v2020.1 benchmarking requirements
  • stakeholder feedback
  • continued focus on FDA FSMA’s Produce Safety
  • Preventive Control for Human Food

 

As well as relevant recent best practice updates from commodity specific guidance documents, updates to GMP Applicability Charts, the addition of new corrective action closure requirements, updated scientific research metrics (e.g. mitigation buffer distances, produce wash water anti-microbial metrics), refined and improved GAP pesticide questions, and updates to question flow concerns where necessary (e.g., harvest practice questions).

 

All Version 3.2 Documents are available in the following link:

http://primusgfs.com/pgfs-v3-2/

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