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Issue 3 of the BRC Storage & Distribution standard now Enforced

20 April 2017 Annmarie Doohan Leave a comment BRC Audits, BRC Audts, BRC Food Safety Standard, Food Industry, Food Safety, HACCP

Maintaining product integrity during storage and distribution Ten years after the initial publication, the BRC has released a third issue of the BRC Global Standard for Storage and Distribution. The standard was first published on 1st of Aug 2016 to ensure product integrity during the storage and distribution are maintained, and that customer confidence is […]

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Food and drink firms are in denial about fraud

11 April 2017 Annmarie Doohan Leave a comment BRC Audits, BRC Audts, BRC Food Safety Standard, Food Industry, Food Safety, HACCP

Food and Drink companies are reluctant to recogise that fraud is Big Problem… Food and drink companies are reluctant to recognise that fraud is a big problem in the sector, according to an accountancy expert specialising in this area. There is a general unwillingness to admit that fraud is an issue, even though it happens […]

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FSSC 22000 version 4: The main changes that organisations should know about!

1 March 2017 Annmarie Doohan Leave a comment BRC Audits, Food Industry, Food Safety, HACCP

FSSC 22000 version 4: The main changes that organisations should know about! Food safety schemes such as FSSC 22000 have become an absolute necessity for food business operators. Many of them have taken up voluntary food safety certification not only to protect their consumers but also to comply with regulations, standards and customer requirements. The […]

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Management commitment: sentenced to be!

6 January 2017 Annmarie Doohan Leave a comment BRC Audits, Food Industry, Food Safety, HACCP

Recent jail sentences to food safety companies’ owners or managers may change the management commitment paradigms Food safety is more than guaranteeing that food does not cause harm to the health of consumers it is also the way food companies ensure their business sustainability. The consequences to their image and costs associated with possible compensation […]

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The Impact of Audit Failures & The Importance of Remaining Audit Ready

2 June 2016 Nvolve Group Leave a comment BRC Audits, Food Industry, HACCP

Discover helpful and free resources –  View All Resources Audit Failure Food safety audits, whether they are BRC Announced, Unannounced or Customer Audits, are often stressful for Food Manufacturers, in particular the QA staff. After all it is the QA staff that bear the initial burden of audit failure. However, audit failure represents a breakdown […]

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BRC Unannounced Audit Scheme – White Paper

23 March 2016 Nvolve Group Leave a comment BRC Food Safety Standard

Download Your White Paper   BRC Unannounced White Paper The BRC Unannounced Audit Scheme provides sites the opportunity to prove the success of their quality systems. The key difference between an announced and unannounced audit is: Standard (Announced) audit – Conducted on an agreed date Unannounced – Conducted any time within 3 – 12 months […]

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