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SQF (Safe Quality Food)

Use these templates for an SQF checklist to ensure quality control in the food industry.

Go paperless, conduct inspections easily and solve issues quicker with your teammates.

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SQF Audit Checklist - Food Manufacturing

Use this template to determine whether the processes in your company are aligned with the SQF standard for food production.

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SQF Audit Checklist - Primary Production

Use this template to assess compliance with the SQF standard and identify gaps in the HACCP-based food safety system.

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Food Safety Audit


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What is SQF?

The SQF program (short for: Safe Quality Food) serves to ensure the quality and safety of food by means of the HACCP food safety system. The SQF certification is an established and recognized standard in the food industry.

What is an SQF audit?

The SQF audit is the competent assessment of processes to maintain food safety. It supports you in helping suppliers and other companies in the food supply chain to comply with SQF standards.

This article contains:

1. 4 steps to prepare for SQF certification

2. The benefits of Lumiform software for SQF certification

4 steps to prepare for SQF certification

  1. Assign a trained SQF examiner to review the latest SQF code that is suitable for your segment of the food supply chain and register in the SQF database.

  2. Put together a HACCP food safety plan tailored to your segment and the needs of your company.

  3. Check food safety regularly through audits and document it comprehensively.

  4. Define the competencies of your company and determine which risks are identified and which measures are taken to meet the requirements for SQF certification. You can also hire an external auditor for the audits.

The benefits of Lumiform software for SQF certification

With Lumiform's mobile app, you can easily conduct any kind of quality and safety inspection via tablet or smartphone - online or offline. With the desktop software, you can create checklists and evaluate the data collected in the field. This significantly reduces the risk of quality loss, accidents at work, documentation errors and damage to reputation.

Digitize checklists and internal procedures with Lumiform:

  • The flexible checklist builder from Lumiform helps you to convert any individual paper list into a digital checklist without much effort.

  • In addition, we offer more than 9,000 ready-made templates to help companies get started digitally in no time.

  • Using the super intuitive mobile App, you and your teammates conduct check in the field with ease and in no time.

  • All results, images and comments are automatically bundled in a digital report.

  • Comprehensive analyses help you to identify inefficient areas in your company more quickly and thus to continuously improve your auditing and inspection processes.

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