Current industry regulations and initiatives, as well as the goal for operational excellence, are driving food and beverage companies to take a closer look at their food safety and quality procedures. It is becoming increasingly important to identify and implement risk-based preventive controls in order to ensure facilities understand Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), make products to specifications, and follow cleaning and safety procedure in order to avoid costly recalls.
As part of an overall enterprise quality management solution, Sparta Systems' audit management solution empowers food and beverage companies to improve safety and quality, reduce costs and identify operational and compliance risks by managing the full audit lifecycle and ensuring that findings are resolved in a timely and effective manner.
Auditors can plan and execute audits more efficiently by leveraging an integrated tracking system and a powerful workflow engine that automates all steps in the audit lifecycle, including scheduling, preparation, auditing, report approval, report issuance, response and corrective action tracking. In addition, audit management software delivers audit reports that can be generated on demand, eliminating time-consuming manual processes.