- Soil Association
- Food & Drink
- Certification Resources
- Inspection guidance
During the inspection there are certain records, documents and processes that the inspector will need to see.
The checklists below provide an overview of what will need to be available based on the activities you are certified to undertake. There is also guidance on completing the Action Summary Form (ASF) which details any issues identified at the inspection that require attention.
Read our standards for further information on what the inspection process entails.
Please note that the derogation to be able to do remote inspections ended on 28th February 2022.
If you have any questions please contact email@example.com.
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Preparing for your first inspection
For applicants having their initial inspection MS Word Doc, 76KBDownload
Inspection guidance for handlers and traders of only pre-packaged retail & catering products (no processing, importing, packing or labelling). MS Word Doc, 77KBDownload
Inspection guidance for storage spaces of only pre-packaged retail & catering products (no processing, importing, packing or labelling). MS Word Doc, 76KBDownload
Inspection guidance for slaughterhouses, processors, importers, repacking, labelling of meat/poultry products. MS Word Doc, 74KBDownload