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16/09/2019

QS-Report Fruit, Vegetables, Potatoes (02/2019) - New issue published

The new issue of the QS-Report Fruit, Vegetables, Potatoes has been published and is now available in our media catalogue on the QS website.
 
19 09 13 QS Report OGK Erschienen
13/09/2019

August 2019 - Overview of new QS scheme participants

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.
 
Titel Jahresbericht 2017 1
23/08/2019

Extension of mutual recognition between FAMI-QS and QS

In recent years, FAMI-QS, a worldwide standard for the safety of special feed ingredients, and QS have strengthened and expanded their collaboration. Since June last year, QS-certified feed producers have...
 
18 08 01 Gegenseitige Anerkennung QS FAMIQS
21/08/2019

Further recognition for companies storing meat and meat products: BRC Global Standard for Food Safety

In addition to IFS Logistics, IFS Food, IFS Wholesale, IFS Cash & Carry and BRC Global Standard for Storage & Distribution, QS now also recognizes the BRC Global Standard for...
 
19 08 20 Weitere Anerkennung Unternehmen Lagerung Von Fleisch Fleischwaren BRC Global Standard For Food Safety
16/08/2019

QS in international exchange at PROGNOSFRUIT and ICoMST 2019

Last week QS was represented at two congresses, ICoMST and PROGNOSFRUIT. At the ICoMST 2019, which took place from August 4 to 9 in Potsdam, QS appeared for the first...
 
19 08 16 QS Auf Prognosfruit IComst
14/08/2019

QS at Anuga 2019 - Save the Date!

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...
 
Anuga Logo
07/08/2019

July 2019 - Overview of new QS scheme participants

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.
 
Titel Jahresbericht 2017 1
05/08/2019

Revision of the additional control plan Aflatoxin B1

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...
 
16 12 07 Mais
02/08/2019

Revision of the Feed Monitoring Guideline as of 1 August 2019

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...
 
19 08 02 Revision LF Futtermittelmonitoring EN
02/08/2019

QS at the PROGNOSFRUIT 2019

The 44th PROGNOSFRUIT will take place in Alden-Biesen (Belgium) from 7 to 9 August 2019. This year QS will again be represented with an information stand at the annual congress...
 
19 08 02 QS Auf Prognos Fruit 2019
30/07/2019

Laboratory performance assessment for QS-residue monitoring – not all laboratories are convincing

In spring 2019, QS put the analytical competence of QS-approved laboratories in Germany and abroad to the test for the 26th time. They were faced with the challenge of identifying...
 
15 07 09 Aktuelle EFSA Stellungnahme
30/07/2019

QS at the 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...
 
19 07 30 QS Auf Der ICoMST 2019
16/07/2019

QS random audits 2019 completely unannounced

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,...
 
19 07 16 QS Stichprobenaudits Unangekuendigt
15/07/2019

OQUALIM recognises VLOG feed as equivalent

For QS-certified feed companies using the VLOG add-on module, it is now much easier to supply French farmers with GMO-free feed. The reason for this trade facilitation is that since...
 
19 07 15 OQUALIM Erkennt VLOG Futtermittel Als Gleichwertig An
11/07/2019

Residue monitoring: QS recognises samples from Food Experts, S.L.

As of now, samples taken within the independent residue monitoring scheme FoodSecuritas are fully recognised in the QS residue monitoring fruit, vegetables and potatoes. The agreement between the Spanish company...
 
19 07 11 QS Erkennt Proben Food Experts An
04/07/2019

June 2019 - Overview of new QS scheme participants

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.
 
Titel Jahresbericht 2017 1
24/06/2019

Revision of the Feed Monitoring Guidelines as of 1 July 2019

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...
 
19 06 24 Revision Des Leitfadens Futtermittelwirtschaft
07/06/2019

May 2019 - Overview of new QS scheme participants

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.
 
Titel Jahresbericht 2017 1
06/06/2019

QS international: Information events in Italy

This year QS offered several information events in Italy for scheme participants and interested parties of the value chain fruit, vegetables and potatoes. Among those present were wholesalers, producer organisations,...
 
19 06 06 QS Infoveranstaltung Italien Teaser
29/05/2019

QS Laboratory Performance Assessment for Feed: 100 percent passed

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...
 
15 07 09 Aktuelle EFSA Stellungnahme
15/05/2019

New issue of QS-Report Meat and Meat Products published

The new issue of the QS-Report Meat and Meat Products has been published fresh from the press and can be read and downloaded in the media catalog of the QS...
 
19 05 15 Release QS Report Meat Meat Products Teaser
10/05/2019

April 2019 - Overview of new QS scheme participants

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.
 
Titel Jahresbericht 2017 1
29/04/2019

New issue QS report fruit, vegetables, potatoes published

A new issue of the QS report fruit, vegetables, potatoes has been published and can now be read and downloaded in the media catalog of the QS website. Cover story of...
 
19 04 09 QS Report Fvp   New Issue Teaser
18/04/2019

QS wishes a Happy Easter!

No more winter grey - now it's getting colorful again! Our whole team wishes you, your employees and your family a wonderful and relaxing Easter holiday with plenty of sunshine!
 
19 04 18 QS Ostergruss Teaser EN
08/04/2019

March 2019 - Overview of new QS scheme participants

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.
 
Titel Jahresbericht 2017 1
25/03/2019

Base de datos QS: Criterios de seguridad más estrictos para la creación de contraseñas

QS ha reforzado las normas de seguridad para la creación de contraseñas en la plataforma de software QS y redefinido la política de contraseñas de acuerdo con las recomendaciones de...
 
19 03 25 QS Datenbank   Sicherheitskriterien Für Passwort Erstellung Erweitert Teaser
25/03/2019

QS Database: Higher security standards for password creation

QS has tightened the security rules for password creation in the QS software platform and redefined the password policy according to the recommendations of the German Federal Office for Information...
 
19 03 25 QS Datenbank   Sicherheitskriterien Für Passwort Erstellung Erweitert Teaser
06/03/2019

February 2019 - Overview of new QS scheme participants

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.
 
Titel Jahresbericht 2017 1
05/03/2019

Additional control plan Aflatoxin B1 revised

With effect from 5 March 2019, the additional control plan Aflatoxin B1 valid thus far is revised. In the revised version, a new classification of risk was made for Romania.
 
16 12 07 Mais
27/02/2019

Findings in poultry slaughtering extended

The QS Advisory Board for Poultry has decided to expand the report of diagnostic data in poultry slaughtering. The guideline Data collection in poultry slaughtering will be adapted with effect...
 
19 02 27 Befunddatenmeldung In Der Geflügelschlachtung Erweitert Teaser

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