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PrimusGFS Audit Documentation

PrimusGFS Version 2.1 has been utilized since February 2014 and was benchmarked under GFSI Guidance Document 6th Edition. Updates were made and released as PrimusGFS Version 2.2, available since 1 November 2015. As of 1 February 2016, PrimusGFS Version 2.2 will be mandatory for all PrimusGFS auditees.

PrimusGFS audits are composed of several modules and their applicability depends on the type of operation being audited:

Module 1 FSMS
Food Safety Management Systems
Applicable to all operations types
Module 2 GAP
Good Agricultural Practices
Applicable to growing areas (fields, ranches, greenhouses etc.). Harvest crew section is optional.
Module 2 GMP
Good Manufacturing Practices
Applicable to facilities (coolers, packinghouses, processors and storage)
Module 3 HACCP
Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points
Applicable to all facilities, not applicable to growing areas/ harvest crews.

Primus FSMA Addendums
General Regulations Primus Produce Rule and Preventive Controls Addendum v17.12 (Versión en Español)

Checklist Primus Produce Rule Addendum - Ranch v17.12 (Versión en Español)
Checklist Primus Produce Rule Addendum - Harvest Crew v17.12 (Versión en Español)
Checklist Primus Preventive Controls Addendum - GMP v17.12 (Versión en Español)

Questions and Expectations Primus Produce Rule Addendum - Ranch v17.12 (Versión en Español)
Questions and Expectations Primus Produce Rule Addendum - Harvest Crew v17.12 (Versión en Español)
Questions and Expectations Primus Preventive Controls Addendum - GMP v17.12 (Versión en Español)

Please use this document in conjunction with the most current FSMA addendum checklists and questions and expectations when conducting these addendums.

Primus FSMA Addendums Revision Updates (Versión en Español)

General Regulations
PrimusGFS Standard

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.

PrimusGFS Standard Versión 2.1-2 (Versión en Español)

PrimusGFS Questions and Expectations
PrimusGFS Interpretation Guidelines PrimusGFS Checklists