Integrated Farm Assistance (IFA)
Introducing IFA 5.4-1-GFS!
Are you ready for the newest iteration of GLOBALG.A.P.’s Integrated Farm Assurance (IFA) standard? IFA 5.4-1-GFS was officially recognized by GFSI on November 12th, 2021 – this means that the previous version, IFA 5.3-GFS, will lose validity as of January 22nd, 2022. In order to maintain a GFSI-recognized IFA certificate will be to have an IFA 5.4-1-GFS audit after that date.
IFA 5.4-1-GFS not only includes its own changes (such as an alteration to AF 6.2.1 in the Auditor Checklist and a change in the application of unannounced inspections for both Option 1 Single Sites and Multisites without QMS and Option 1/2 Multisites with QMS) but the changes previously made in IFA 5.4. For a full overview of these changes, see the PDF linked below!
- Summary of Changes IFA V5.3-GFS to IFA V5.4-GFS: Control Points and Compliance Criteria Fruit & Vegetables
- Summary of Changes IFA V5.3-GFS to IFA V5.4-GFS: General Regulations Part I, II, and III
For more information on the changes to the standard or to schedule your audit to the new version 5.4-1-GFS, reach out to PJRFSI today at 1-855-757-7374 or (248) 519-2523 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.