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Food Processing Announces 2022 Influential Women in Food Honorees

Date: 23 May 2022
By Jona Hightower

Ten women across North America have been selected as this year's class of Influential Women in Food honorees including LRQA’s Jona Hightower.

Food, Beverage & Hospitality
BRCGS
FSSC 22000
ISO 22000

Global supply chain innovation trial seeks UK retailers to tackle food

Date: 27 Apr 2022

The SecQuAL project – a ground-breaking innovation trial which aims to improve efficiency in supply chains and reduce food waste – is seeking leading UK retailers to participate in tests and trials to help improve food traceability.

LRQA completes acquisition of ELEVATE

Date: 22 Apr 2022

LRQA completes acquisition of ELEVATE – creating a powerful new offering in data-driven ESG assurance.

The ISO Task Force

Date: 9 Mar 2022

A new ISO task force has been established to consider the future direction of ISO management system standards.

Quality
Health & Safety
Environment
ISO 45001

LRQA – statement on the Russia and Ukraine conflict

Date: 7 Mar 2022

We are monitoring developments in the Ukraine closely, and our thoughts are with the many people impacted by this tragic situation.

LRQA issues world’s first Responsible Plastic Management Certificate.

Date: 24 Feb 2022

Evergreen Garden Care has become the first company in the world to achieve certification against the Responsible Plastic Management (RPM) standard.

Sustainability
Remote Audit
Environment
Sustainability

LRQA conduct first Sustainable Dairy Partnership (SDP) verification

Date: 31 Jan 2022

As the first global sustainability standard within the dairy sector, SDP has been driven heavily by the market and brands.

Management Systems
Food, Beverage & Hospitality
Food, Beverage & Hospitality
Primary Production

BRCGS Food Safety issue 9 to focus on culture & continuous improvement

Date: 28 Jan 2022

BRCGS has published the draft version of its Issue 9 Food Safety Standard which focuses on embedding a food safety culture, plus driving continuous improvement and quality through risk-based planning.

Management Systems
Food, Beverage & Hospitality
BRCGS
Food, Beverage & Hospitality

LRQA & ELEVATE combine to meet rising global demand for ESG solutions

Date: 26 Jan 2022

LRQA and ELEVATE are joining forces to meet the fast-growing need for transparency and assurance around environmental, social and governance standards.

LRQA recognizes FedEx Freight for global ISO 9001.

Date: 6 Jan 2022

FedEx Freight joins FedEx Express, FedEx Ground and Fedex Services in achieving prestigious ISO 9001 certification.

Quality
ISO 9001