Mandatory Compliance Requirement by FDA for Training in HARPC and HACCP

Readers of these blogs may be aware that we had intimated that FDA had issued a final notice in Docket # FDA-2011-N-0920 dated 15th September 2015 on compliance requirements for covered facilities manufacturing, handling or storing food for human consumption. Now they have posted a summary of the Final notice reproduced below. “The Food and […]

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UPCOMING: Hassle Free Tips for Transitioning to ISO 9001:2015 4/15/2016

Learn Cost Effective Techniques from the Technical Committee Member who Played a Role in Creating this Standard Date: Friday April 15th, 2016 Time: 1.30pm to 3.30 pm   Fee: $95 Venue: Holiday Inn Express-Ontario Airport Learn the new Terms/ Concepts Principles/Structure Learn ISO 9001:2015 requirements Problems with the ISO 9001:2015 Standard Tips on simplified documentation system When […]

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Six Sigma Implementation – Is it really a Panacea for Industry?

Is Six Sigma really a panacea for all industrial ailments? What is special about six sigma, that fortune 500 companies have embraced it? Six Sigma is essentially a process control and process management theory which can be applied to all processes in an industry. In a manufacturing setup anything can be construed as a process. […]

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Latest News on Food Recalls by FDA & Canadian Government

Latest Food Recalls by FDA & Canadian Government Yummy Brand Chicken Breast Nuggets Recalled After Consumer Complaints Extraneous plastic materials prompt chicken nugget recall GoGo Applesauce Recalled over Potential Adulteration Listeria spurs recall of sandwiches made for Starbucks US FDA and the Canadian equivalent have ordered a recall on the above mentioned items. The reason […]

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OHSAS 18001 – Occupational Health and Safety Quality Management Standard is likely to be replaced by Standards ISO 45001 (October 2016)

OHSAS 18001 has been ISO measure of quality assurance that has been specifically dedicated to Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S). This standard is undergoing revision like other standards after about 9 Years. The revision process has already reached Draft stage and is expected to be published by 4th Quarter of 2016 as a homogenized new […]

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Do you want to Save Costs through Energy Management?

ISO a premier international Organization with membership from over 160 national certifying bodies in standards had come up with a Standard for Energy Management published in 2011 as   ISO 50001:2011. Over 30K organizations have made it their mandate to adopt this Energy Management system and are deriving the benefits from it. Like many other standards […]

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QSE Adds Industry-Focus to Supply Chain Assessments

Quality System Enhancement has added an industry-focus to its supply chain assessment program. Companies with diverse supply chains require added resources to QSE consistently finds that supply chains play a critical role in helping companies achieve growth objectives. In today’s markets, companies are increasingly challenging their supply chains on multiple dimensions, including flexibility, cost reduction, […]

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Go Beyond the Demand of FDA Food-Code

According to United States Center for disease control at least 1 out of every 6 Americans is affected by Food borne illness. In 2011 innocent looking Cantaloupe was responsible for death of nearly 33 people. Outbreak of E.coli bacteria from a clean looking Chipotle restaurant was unexpected. Millions of dollars are being spent to get […]

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AS 9100:2016 REVISION   “HEADS-UP”

The AEROSPACE STANDARD 9100 is based on ISO 9001 and with the release of ISO 9001:2015, the AS 9100 standard is currently undergoing revisions as well. The new and revised AS 9100:2016 standard is currently scheduled for release in April 2016. The reason for the release of this standard is that the AS 9100 series […]

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Newest FSMA Updates for Manufacturers

For companies in the food industry, understanding the latest updates to the Food Safety Modernization Act is necessary. The FDA released updates to the FSMA at the end of November, 2015. While these are updates, most of the new requirements are updates from previous requirements found in the act. Food manufacturers must comply with these […]

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