Food Safety: Looking back, moving forward.
On World Food Safety Day, LRQA’s leading food experts pause for breath and ask ‘what now for food safety?’ following an extraordinary year.
One size does not fit all.
As an expert in supply chain assurance, we have seen first-hand how the scale and pace of change forced on businesses by the COVID-19 pandemic exposed some deep-rooted issues.
ISO/PAS 45005 - safe working during the pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic has completely transformed the world of work. Organisations have had to instantly shift to widespread remote working - requiring them to quickly adapt to face the challenges introduced by a more distributed workforce.
ISO/FDIS 45003 – Standard for psychological health at work.
The world of work has changed significantly, and many organisations now have a much stronger focus on issues regarding the mental health and well-being of their employees.
Allergen labelling – what’s going on?
Late last year, the FDA warned two major US firms for ‘repeat offences’ of product labels not specifying allergens. Two letters do not constitute a trend, but I was reminded of these incidents recently, as I read our monthly intelligence reports.
What businesses should learn from consumer worries about food safety.
Our expert voice on food, retail and hospitality supply chains, Kimberly Carey Coffin, looks at what the food sector can learn from the findings.
Ensuring safe aerospace products worldwide.
To ensure safety, reliability and regulatory compliance for products worldwide, aerospace-specific AS 9100 Revision D standard places emphasis on numerous additional requirements specific to the aviation, space and defence industries.
Preventing counterfeit parts with AS 9100 quality management systems
The issue of counterfeit parts has affected several industries for many years now, playing a particular problematic role in the steel and electronic component markets.
Verify your production process with AS 9100.
The AS 9100 aerospace quality management standard requires that production processes are verified to ensure they are fully capable of meeting the intended result.
AS 9100 & ISO 9001 QMS: Get value from Internal Audits.
The need for an organisation to implement an internal audit programme is a fundamental requirement of both AS9100 series standards and ISO 9001:2015 standards.