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15/09/2020

Feed monitoring - compact: Facts and Figures on Contaminants in Feed

We have summarized the evaluations from the QS feed monitoring for the year 2020 for you in the PDF document "kompakt - Facts and figures on contaminants in feed".
 
07/08/2020

July 2020 - 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.
 
09/07/2020

June 2020 - 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.
 
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09/06/2020

May 2020 - 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.
 
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04/06/2020

Food safety - a daily task at QS

The United Nations has declared 7 June as World Food Safety Day. Every year since 2019, this day has drawn attention worldwide to the health consequences of contaminated and rotten...
 
20 06 04 Lebensmittelsicherheit – Bei QS Eine Aufgabe Für Jeden Tag
22/05/2020

QS infoportal on the coronavirus offers important specialist information for operational prevention

The slower rate of infection has led to a certain relaxation of the situation in the corona crisis. To ensure that this will remain this way, the consistent implementation of...
 
20 04 02 QS Infoportal Coronavirus
20/05/2020

Spring issue of QS-Report Meat and Meat Products published

The new issue of the QS-Report Meat and Meat Products is now available in our media catalogue on the QS company website.
 
20 05 20 QS Report Fleisch Fleischwaren 1 2020 Erschienen EN
19/05/2020

Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) - resumption of audit work

Due to the spread of the coronavirus, we had strongly recommended to refrain from conducting all QS audits in the past two months. In view of the current slowdown in...
 
QS ICON INFO NEG
11/05/2020

April 2020 - 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.
 
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06/05/2020

New issue of QS-Report Fruit, Vegetables, Potatoes published

The new issue of the QS Report for the fruit and vegetable industry is now available in our media catalogue on the QS company website.  
 
20 05 05 QS Report OGK Erschienen EN
04/05/2020

New FAQ area for laboratories in the Residue, Feed and Salmonella monitoring

In addition to FAQs on the QS scheme, on participation in the scheme and on questions from the individual scheme stages, QS now also offers a separate question-answer area on...
 
17 05 17 FAQ System Liefert Antworten Auf Häufigste Nutzeranfragen Teaser2
29/04/2020

Aflatoxin B1 - Revision of the additional control plan

The additional control plan for aflatoxin B1 was revised with effect from April 29, 2020. Based on the available results for aflatoxin B1 in maize, the revised version contains a...
 
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27/04/2020

IDTF database is positively evaluated in an online survey

In order to further optimize the service of the ICRT (International Committee Road Transport) and to make lasting improvements to the IDTF database (International Database Transport for Feed) in the...
 
19 12 04 Online Umfrage IDTF Umfrage
22/04/2020

Fruit, vegetables, potatoes: Supporting documents for labelling of QS products now also available in Spanish and Italian

The supporting document Labelling of QS products serves scheme participants as support for the correct implementation of the labelling of QS products on the accompanying documents. The document is now...
 
20 04 22 AH Kennzeichnung OGK Italienisch Spanisch
14/04/2020

March 2020 - 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.
 
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07/04/2020

QS information poster on hand and work hygiene - Now also in Spanish, Italian, Romanian and Polish available

In order to support producers in the current corona crisis in the best possible way with regard to hygiene, infection protection and prevention, QS provides in its Infoportal on the...
 
20 04 03 Poster Handhygiene Englisch
03/04/2020

Style guide for the QS certification mark - Revised edition published

QS has revised the structure and layout of the style guide for the use of the QS certification mark, further specifying the rules for use on composite products. The new...
 
03/04/2020

QS information poster on hand and work hygiene - download now free of charge!

The fruit, vegetable and potato industry is defying the corona crisis with high flexibility and proven routines in hygiene and quality assurance. On this basis, the production companies raise the...
 
20 04 03 Poster Handhygiene Englisch
26/03/2020

Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2): Extension of all QS eligibilities of delivery

Due to the current spread of the coronavirus, the eligibility of delivery of all QS certified locations will be extended by two months. According to the extended QS eligibility of...
 
20 03 23 Ausbreitung Coronavirus  Verzicht QS Audits Kopie
23/03/2020

Spread of the coronavirus makes it necessary to dispense with QS audits

Due to the progressive spread of the coronavirus (Sars-CoV-2), QS urgently recommends its system partners to refrain from carrying out all QS audits within the next two months. Prior to...
 
20 03 23 Ausbreitung Coronavirus  Verzicht QS Audits Kopie
23/03/2020

Coronavirus (Sars-CoV-2) - recognition for deliveries to external systems remains

In view of the current spread of the coronavirus (Sars-CoV-2), QS has already pointed out that upcoming audit dates can be postponed at the discretion and after consultation with the...
 
QS ICON INFO NEG
10/03/2020

Supporting document on listeria prevention: QS publishes revised version

Together with experts from industry and science, QS has developed a supporting document for slaughterhouses, deboning- and processing-plants to determine the risk of Listeria monocytogenes occurrence and reduce it if...
 
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05/03/2020

February 2020 - 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.
 
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04/03/2020

EU sets binding MRL for chlorate

In mid-February 2020, the Standing Committee on Pesticide Residues (SCoPAFF) approved the EU draft regulation (SANTE 10684/2015, Rev.9) setting specific maximum residue levels (MRLs) for chlorate by qualified majority. This...
 
20 03 02 EU Legt Verbindliche RHG Fuer Chlorat Fest
18/02/2020

QS feed monitoring: Interactive world map updated

The interactive world map on the QS homepage for QS feed monitoring has been expanded to include the latest analysis results (period 07/2019 - 12/2019). It now includes analysis results...
 
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14/02/2020

QS-Database: New system enables verification of the delivery authorization in case of maintenance

To enable QS scheme participants to check the eligibility of delivery of their customers at any time, QS has set up a so-called back-up system in the QS Database. In...
 
19 03 25 QS Datenbank   Sicherheitskriterien Für Passwort Erstellung Erweitert
13/02/2020

Fruit Logistica 2020 - QS in dialogue with the sector

This year QS welcomed visitors to the Fruit Logistica, which took place in Berlin from 5 to 7 February, at a larger and newly designed booth. We discussed the current...
 
20 02 13 Fruit Logistica QS Im Dialog Mit Branche
12/02/2020

Revision of the additional control plan for Aflatoxin B1 – Changed risk classification for the Czech Republic

With effect from February 10, 2020 QS has revised the additional control plan for aflatoxin B1. The revised version of the additional control plan contains a new risk assessment for...
 
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12/02/2020

QS laboratory managers' meeting on residue monitoring 2020 with new record attendance

As a tradition on the opening day of Fruit Logistica, on February 4, 2020, the laboratory managers' meeting on residue monitoring took place in Berlin again this year. The invitation...
 
20 02 12 QS Laborleitertreffen Berlin 2020
11/02/2020

January 2020 - 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.
 
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