The information below pertains to PrimusGFS Version 2.1, which has been utilized since February 2014. Version 2.1 was benchmarked under GFSI Guidance Document 5th Edition. Key documents for auditees are the General Regulations, Questions and Expectations and Interpretation Guidelines.
PrimusGFS audits are composed of several modules and their applicability depends on the type of operation being audited:
This document is the scheme standard, and briefly explains the requirements of each subsection of the PrimusGFS scheme; it must be used in conjunction with the General Regulations, Questions and Expectations, and Guideline Interpretation documents.
This document summarizes the changes that were made to the PrimusGFS Questions and Expectations during the update from v1.6 to v2.1. Questions are color-coded to highlight new items.
Module 1 Food Safety Management Systems v2.1 Interpretation Guideline
Module 2 Good Agricultural Practices v2.1 Interpretation Guideline
Module 2 Good Manufacturing Practices v2.1 Interpretation Guideline
Module 3 Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points v2.1 Interpretation Guideline
These checklists are useful for auditees’ performing self-audits and also for auditors who enter their audits into the PrimusGFS software system:
Module 1 Food Safety Management Systems v2.1 Checklist
Module 2 Good Agricultural Practices v2.1 Checklist
Module 2 Good Manufacturing Practices v2.1 Checklist
Module 3 Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points v2.1 Checklist