The first ever World Food Safety Day is a great opportunity to showcase the range of certification and assurance services IIOC members provide to help delivery safer food.
A range of hot topics for the food industry are explored by BSI:
- Food fraud
- Business Continuity
- Tips for your food safety audit
- Food safety and quality culture
- Food labelling and country of origin labelling
- Health and safety in food and beverage production.
Topics explored by Bureau Veritas around food safety
DEKRA explains how certification to ISO 22000 ensures safe food – from the farm to the kitchen table.
Research insights and information about DNV GL’s food safety services
Lloyd’s Register discusses three digital innovation opportunities for safer food supply chains, exploring how – with an increase in consumer demand and increasingly complex supply chains – the food industry faces significant challenges and digital innovation just may be the answer.
- Certification by Lloyd’s Register puts Emirates Flight Catering in the number one spot as the world’s first airline catering company to secure the new international health and safety standard
- Bespoke technology solution brings significant benefits for Arla and their supply chain farmers
- One of AIC‘s founding objectives was to bring about a step change in the control of animal feed to ensure higher levels of food safety in the supply chain. To achieve this, AIC manage a range of market leading standards including the Universal Feed Assurance Scheme (UFAS)
- FSSC 22000 certification gives ACP a leaner system, based on risk analysis and added confidence for increased sales.
SAI Global discuss a range of topics around food safety and highlight the services they offer on their World Food Safety Day website introduced by SAI Global’s World Food Safety Day video.
- Five Challenges within the Global Food Supply Chain: Transparency; Traceability; Food Fraud; Food Defense; Use of Technology
- Sustainable Seafood: The Source of All Life on Earth – the challenges and benefits of sustainable seafood production. Certification, supply chain and food fraud are examined before exploring one species- the blue mussel- in detail
- Supply Chain Risk Management: Is the spice you need, the spice you receive? – product safety has always been a critical challenge for food growers, producers and distributors, now it has been joined by imperatives, from customers and regulators alike, to guarantee food products’ authenticity and integrity
- Desserts, Decadence and More: A high-risk food and not just for your waistline – with knowledge that we have acquired over the last 40 years on pathogens, we have become increasingly aware that desserts are not always safe to consume. This whitepaper, explores the pathogen-based hazards particular to RTE desserts
- Supply Chain Risk Management in Food Safety – the current and evolving challenges in food supply chain risk management and how can we improve supply chain risk management practices to tackle these challenges?
- GFSI Benchmarked Standards: Everything You Need to Know, but are Too Afraid to Ask – why should you even consider certification to one of the GFSI benchmarked standards?
- SAI Global’s Food Solutions brochures.
Safety, quality and sustainability are key drivers in the food value chain. Each of these elements impacts on the sustainability of your business and the marketability of your products. SGS offers a comprehensive range of food safety, quality and sustainability solutions to help you grow consumer confidence and a sustainable business, mitigate risk, and improve efficiency at every stage of the value chain. SGS’ role in delivering safer food is explained in the SGS World Food Safety Day video.
TÜV SÜD show how they aim to secure the highest quality and hygiene standards for their customers through food certification.
Further information on food safety includes:
Public Sector Assurance, the website which illustrates the value of conformity assessment, has case studies from around the world in key policy areas showing how different tools help government officials and regulators deliver results. This is backed up with research confirming this success and supporting information to delve deeper. Food Safety case studies can be viewed here.
Business-benefits.org, shows standards, certification, testing, inspection and accreditation help businesses to reduce costs, increase productivity and access new markets, with evidence through case studies and research, including for food.
Follow the activity at #worldfoodsafetyday