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Food Safety Consulting and Auditing Services


Apple Leaf employees and contractors can help you prepare for both domestic and international second- and third-party audits. We specialize in food safety consulting, training, and the development of food safety prerequisite programs, risk assessments, and protocols. Our experts can also perform comprehensive food safety and quality-based training for your employees.

Apple Leaf helps prepare your operation for new regulation compliances in the following areas:

  • Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) Planning

  • Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)

  • Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI)

  • Non-GFSI Standards

  • Supply Chain Assessment

  • Environmental Sampling

  • Risk Assessments

    • Hygiene & Worker Safety

    • Approved Suppliers

    • Food Defense

    • Food Fraud

  • Market Access

  • Sustainability


In addition, our experienced staff can assist your operation with:

  • Environmental monitoring

  • ATP Programs

  • Water testing

  • MRL testing

  • Food fraud testing

  • Trace/recall procedures

  • Other testing as requested


Apple Leaf performs audits to ensure that each site we serve meets certification level requirements for both GFSI (Global Food Safety Initiative) and non-GFSI standards. We are currently certified to perform GFSI audits for the following audit schemes:

  • SQF (Safe Quality Food)

  • BRC Global Standard

  • GLOBALG.A.P. (Option 1 IFA/Option 2 QMS/Combinable Crop/GRASP/Tesco/PHA/FSMA


  • National Organic Program (NOP)


In addition, we perform audits for non-GFSI schemes such as:

  • LIVE

  • Salmon-Safe

  • Costco

  • Red Tomato

  • NON-GFSI PRIMUS and GMP standards

  • The Non-GMO Project

  • NOP (National Organic Program)

  • US Hemp Authority (USHA)

  • GMP-Processing and Manufacturing Facilities

  • GMP-Dietary Supplement Facilities

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