FSSC 22000 issues version 5.1.
With a greater emphasis on continuous improvement, version 5.1 aims to align FSSC 22000 with the new GFSI scheme requirements released in 2020.
LRQA launches new guidance notes for polymer Additive Manufacturing
Global, independent certification expert LRQA has published new guidance for additive manufacturers seeking to certify the quality and safety of polymer-based solutions.
LRQA receives FSSC Catering accreditation LRQA US
The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) has granted LRQA accreditation for FSSC Certification, Catering module (category E).
Global study reveals true impact of the pandemic on mental health.
LRQA has commissioned global research of 5,500 employees from organizations across 11 countries to look at employee well-being during the pandemic.
LRQA publishes Wire-Arc Additive Manufacturing guidance notes.
Global Additive Manufacturing (AM) certification experts LRQA has published guidance notes for the certification of consumables for Wire-Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM).
BRCGS plant-based certification.
Food manufacturers of plant-based meat alternatives can now ensure the highest standards are achieved after LRQA became the first certification body approved to audit against the BRCGS plant-based global standard.
Remote auditing on the menu at BRCGS.
BRCGS has announced it will now allow remote audits of food and beverage organiZations facing continued site restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
New assurance first for plastic pollution reduction.
Businesses can now take significant verifiable steps to manage plastic waste and its impact on the environment, thanks to the launch of the world’s first best-practice standard for Responsible Plastic Management (RPM).
Remote Auditing described by businesses.
Feedback from customers using LRQA's remote audit services during the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed that businesses find them ‘easy to arrange and consistent in output’ – indicating that remote auditing is here to stay.
Pandemic could cause next biggest food scandal.
The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic could give rise to the next biggest case of food fraud since the 2013 horse meat scandal, if correct protocol levels continue to drop, according to food safety assurance specialist LRQA.