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14/08/2019

QS at Anuga 2019 - Save the Date!

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Great events cast their shadows ahead! From 5 to 9 October 2019, Anuga, the world's largest trade fair for the food industry, will open its doors in Cologne. At this year's edition of the food fair, in which more than 7,500 exhibitors from more than 100 countries took part in 2017, QS will of course be represented again. We cordially invite you to visit us at our brand new booth (A079, hall 6), to get to know our new, innovative information offer and to inform yourself about the services of the QS inspection system for fresh food.

 

07/08/2019

July 2019 - Overview of new QS scheme participants

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Every month, new companies decide to participate in the QS scheme and thus give a signal to their customers that all their operational processes are checked by independent certification bodies.

 

05/08/2019

Revision of the additional control plan Aflatoxin B1

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With effect from 05 August 2019, the additional control plan Aflatoxin B1 was revised. The revised version contains a new risk classification for Ukraine, based on the available results for aflatoxin B1.

 

02/08/2019

Revision of the Feed Monitoring Guideline as of 1 August 2019

19 08 02 Revision LF Futtermittelmonitoring EN

Due to a clarification, the Feed Monitoring Guideline was revised on 1 August 2019. The new version can now be viewed and downloaded from the Document Center on the QS website.

 

30/07/2019

QS at the ICoMST 2019

19 07 30 QS Auf Der ICoMST 2019

The 65th edition of the International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST) will take place in Potsdam/Berlin from 4 to 9 August 2019. This year, QS will be represented at the event for the first time with an information stand and will also act as a sponsor. At the QS stand, congress participants will be able to obtain comprehensive information on the subject of quality assurance in the meat and meat products value chain.

 

16/07/2019

QS random audits 2019 completely unannounced

19 07 16 QS Stichprobenaudits Unangekuendigt

This year's random sample audits for the system chains fruit, vegetables, potatoes as well as meat and meat products started at the beginning of this week. As in previous years, the implementation period will range from July to December. New this year is that for the first time all random sample audits will be carried out completely unannounced, i.e. the locations will be audited without prior contact with the company manager, contact person or coordinator.

 

04/07/2019

June 2019 - Overview of new QS scheme participants

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Every month, new companies decide to participate in the QS scheme and thus give a signal to their customers that all their operational processes are checked by independent certification bodies.

 

24/06/2019

Revision of the Feed Monitoring Guidelines as of 1 July 2019

19 06 24 Revision Des Leitfadens Futtermittelwirtschaft

The QS Advisory Board on Cattle and Pigs‘ last meeting decided to revise the Feed Monitoring Guideline and Annex 8.2 Table of Limit- and QS Guideline Values on 1 July 2019.

 

07/06/2019

May 2019 - Overview of new QS scheme participants

Titel Jahresbericht 2017 1

Every month, new companies decide to participate in the QS scheme and thus give a signal to their customers that all their operational processes are checked by independent certification bodies.

 

29/05/2019

QS Laboratory Performance Assessment for Feed: 100 percent passed

15 07 09 Aktuelle EFSA Stellungnahme

High-quality and safe feed is crucial for an optimal nutrition of the animals. Feed is therefore also a particularly important part of the food value chain. The reliable work of the laboratories, which analyse feed for possible undesirable substances, is a decisive building block. In the QS Laboratory Performance Assessment, laboratories active in QS feed monitoring demonstrate the quality of their analyses. The results of this year's laboratory competence test have been evaluated: the current performance status is very good and proves the reliability of the QS laboratories.