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FSSC 22000 issues version 5.1.

Date: 27 May 2021

With a greater emphasis on continuous improvement, version 5.1 aims to align FSSC 22000 with the new GFSI scheme requirements released in 2020.

Food, Beverage & Hospitality
FSSC 22000
Management Systems
Food, Beverage & Hospitality

LRQA launches new guidance notes for polymer Additive Manufacturing

Date: 22 Apr 2021

Global, independent certification expert LRQA has published new guidance for additive manufacturers seeking to certify the quality and safety of polymer-based solutions.

Inspection
Materials & Welding
Manufacturing

LRQA receives FSSC Catering accreditation LRQA US

Date: 23 Mar 2021

The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) has granted LRQA accreditation for FSSC Certification, Catering module (category E).

Management Systems
Food, Beverage & Hospitality
FSSC 22000
Food, Beverage & Hospitality

Global study reveals true impact of the pandemic on mental health.

Date: 25 Feb 2021

LRQA has commissioned global research of 5,500 employees from organizations across 11 countries to look at employee well-being during the pandemic.

Management Systems
Health & Safety
ISO 45001
Healthcare & Medical

LRQA publishes Wire-Arc Additive Manufacturing guidance notes.

Date: 22 Jan 2021

Global Additive Manufacturing (AM) certification experts LRQA has published guidance notes for the certification of consumables for Wire-Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM).

Inspection
Materials & Welding
Additive Manufacturing
Manufacturing

BRCGS plant-based certification.

Date: 13 Oct 2020

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.

Food, Beverage & Hospitality
BRCGS
Food, Beverage & Hospitality

Remote auditing on the menu at BRCGS.

Date: 16 Sep 2020

BRCGS has announced it will now allow remote audits of food and beverage organiZations facing continued site restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

BRCGS
Food, Beverage & Hospitality

New assurance first for plastic pollution reduction.

Date: 1 Sep 2020

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).

Responsible Plastic Management
Food, Beverage & Hospitality
Sustainability
Management Systems

Remote Auditing described by businesses.

Date: 29 Jul 2020

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.

Remote Assurance
ISO 22000
ISO 14001
ISO 9001

Pandemic could cause next biggest food scandal.

Date: 17 Jul 2020

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.

Food, Beverage & Hospitality
Food, Beverage & Hospitality