Are receiving technicians following proper sampling procedures?
Essential Glass and Brittle Plastic Program
Are there any broken pieces of glass or brittle plastic impacting food safety?
Is the Glass/Brittle Plastic listing current?
Master Cleaning Schedule
Is the Master Cleaning Schedule being followed?
Are all areas not called out in MCS being adequately cleaned? (ie deep cleaning areas such as floors)
Is there any uncontrolled pest infestation or activity in the area?
Are there points of entry to the area that would not preclude pest entry?
Good Manufacturing Practices
Are cleaning tools properly identified, clean, and stored?
Is equipment used to perform equipment rate checks clean, labeled correctly , and stored properly?
Are there SOC's in the area not properly contained?
Are technicians following GMP standards? (PPE, hair nets, beard restraints,etc.)
Does the area or building meet GMP standards?
Are equipment rate checks current and in control?
Are portable equipment and utensils with product contact surfaces stored in a location and manner that protects product contact surfaces from contamination?
Are back flow preventers working properly and inspections current?
Are cleaning utensils that come in contact with product contact surfaces properly stored off the floor or wall?
Is rubbish and any offal conveyed, stored, and disposed of so as to minimize the development of odor, minimize the potential for pest breeding and harborage, and protect against contamination of product, product-contact surfaces, water supplies and ground surfaces?
Are the hazardous chemicals in the area stored properly and away from the process flow?
Is the inventory of cleaning chemicals properly stored? Current storage area is waste water treatment plant
Foreign Material Control
Are magnet inspections current and properly documented?
Are incoming liquid strainers inspections current and documentation complete?
Is the integrity of receiving grates sufficient and intact?
Are receiving pits covered when not in use?
Are external receiving lines capped and secure?
Are liquid receiving hoses clean and stored in such a way as to preclude cross contamination?
Please note that this checklist template is a hypothetical example and provides only standard information. The template does not aim to replace, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice, medical advice, diagnosis or treatment, or any other applicable law. You should seek your professional advice to determine whether the use of such a checklist is appropriate in your workplace or jurisdiction.
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