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How Often Should You Conduct Internal Audits?

Q: I’ve found conflicting information on how frequently to perform internal audits. The ISO standards and the Quality System Regulation don’t have any frequency recommendations, but FDA’s Quality System Inspection Technique (QSIT) Guide recommends every 12 months. I’ve been in…

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Supplier Audits: Are There Any Alternatives?

Q: We’ve run into an obstacle with our supplier audits. How would you handle suppliers who won’t let you audit their facilities because either you’re not a big enough customer or they say they don’t have the time?A:  First of all, remember…

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