Still, the food industry has tried to address the weaknesses of third-party audits by developing a more rigorous standard through what is called the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). One of the organizations affiliated with the GFSI is the Safe Quality Food (SQF) Institute, a division of the Food Marketing Institute, Arlington, Va., which certifies third-party auditing firms and auditors that meets its requirements. PrimusLabs, which oversaw the Jensen Farms audit, does not do SQF ...
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