Inspection and Audit
On-site Product Inspections
Eurofins offers on-site product inspection services allowing you to check your complete production process in factories across Asia.
Control of the production process in factories across Hong Kong and Asia is performed by
- Checking the quantity, packaging, labelling, dimensions & weight compliance of your product
- Testing on-site so Eurofins can deliver a product-specific protocol inspection checklist for your product
- Performing Inspections During Production (DUPRO), Pre-Shipment Inspections (PSI) or Container Loading Checks (CLC)
On the day of the food inspection, the inspector will follow a standardized process to verify the quality of your products consisting of:
- Random Sampling (determined according to your product type)
- Visual Checks
- Product-specific Tests
- Major Defect Checks
- Packaging and Labelling Checks
Eurofins can collect food (production) samples at factories across Asia for testing and verifying your production process.
Impartial food sample collection services are offered to ensure testing is performed on random samples. This also includes swabbing which helps to control the hygiene in your working environment.
Please contact Eurofins for a complete quality control programs, group sample collection services with a full food inspection.
Providing valuable auditing services, testing, and verification studies to our clients have been a key objective to Eurofins business values for many decades. As a core belief, Eurofins has worked hard to develop value-added audits to help you evaluate your quality systems and protocols. By using a third party to conduct food safety audits, your company is ensuring impartial results and guarding against potential conflict of interests.
GMP / Food Safety Systems Audits
Identifying potential problems and taking an in-depth look at processes is the first step to increasing your food safety management system.
Manufacturers and processors undergoing our tailored GMP / Food Safety System audit will be provided with data to help enhance food safety and quality systems throughout the entire plant. The GMP / Food Safety System audits target and inspect the following areas:
- Food Safety Management and Quality Systems
- Hazard Prevention
- Food Defense
- Employee practices
- Pest Control
- Grounds, equipment, and infrastructure
Hygiene audit is a comprehensive assessment of the hygienic conditions of a restaurant or kitchen. It also involves collecting representative samples from various sites in the kitchen / food processing area namely cooking area, bakery, washery, cold rooms, chopping boards, cutlery, juicers, butchery, veggie washing area etc. personnel hygiene samples are also collected. Samples are processed in the laboratory to quantify / detect the microbial load and based on the contamination level hygiene score is allotted. Comprehensive hygiene audit of kitchen consists of:
- Hygiene Audit Of Kitchen
- Testing Of Food Samples
- Testing Of Water Samples
Our laboratory is well equipped to handle sample analysis for food and water as per ISO 17025:2005 accreditation.
Food Safety Certification
Today’s complex food supply chain has led many of the world’s major food retailers to require their suppliers to meet specific food safety certification standards, including Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) schemes. Eurofins teams of talented auditing professionals are experts in the application of these food safety certification standards.
Eurofins can assist you with choosing the appropriate food safety certification scheme to help you meet the demand of increasingly high food safety standards.
As a GFSI (Global Food Safety Initiative) recognized scheme, British Retail Consortium (BRC) incorporates both international and domestic regulations into its food safety certification program.
Eurofins is an industry leader within the GFSI community through membership and actively serving on various committees. We can support your FSSC 22000 certification goal through valuable training courses, consulting, pre-assessments, certification audits, and of course, excellent customer service.
Non-GMO Certification (IP Certification)
The Eurofins IP Standard provides a suitable management system and process requirements to be implemented within non-GMO supply-chains or sites wishing to ensure the IP integrity of their production (from seed to finished products).
The IP Certification is issued upon satisfactory completion of the certification audit. The Eurofins IP Standard is based on the completion of an annual third-party audit. The audit scope covers all the actors of a supply-chain.