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17/01/2020

Supporting documents now online

As part of the 2020 revision, now all revised and new supporting documents have been published on our QS website since 15 January 2020 and are available for you to...
 
20 01 13 Spanische Checklisten
15/01/2020

December 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.
 
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14/01/2020

Event Farm at the IGW in Berlin

As the leading standard provider for safe fresh food in Germany and a reliable partner along the value chain, QS supports the active dialogue between society and modern agriculture at...
 
19 01 16 QS Unterstützt Erlebnisbauernhof Der IGW 2019
13/01/2020

QS checklists - Spanish language versions available immediately

In addition to a German and English version, the QS checklists for audits carried out from 1 January 2020 onwards are now also available in Spanish in the document centre...
 
20 01 13 Spanische Checklisten
08/01/2020

Meat, Livestock Farming and Feed – Revisions as of 1 January 2020

The QS guidelines from the meat, livestock farming and feed sectors were revised in the course of the 2020 revision in terms of both content and editing and adapted to...
 
20 02 03 Revisionen Leitfaeden Fleisch Tiere Futter
03/01/2020

QS scheme manual for 2020 published

The revised QS guidelines have been valid since 1 January 2020. They can now be viewed and downloaded in the Documentcenter of the QS company website.   
 
02/01/2020

Round robin test salmonella monitoring 2019: 36 of 38 laboratories successful

36 of the 38 participating laboratories from Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Poland and Denmark achieved a positive result in the 2019 QS round robin test for laboratories in QS...
 
16 03 03 Salmonellenringversuch
19/12/2019

Extension of mutual recognition with Danish standard DAFC

QS and the Danish standard Danish Agriculture and Food Council (DAFC) have agreed to extend their mutual recognition, already existing since 2006, for another two years.
 
17 01 17 Gegenseitige Anerkennung Mit Dänischem Standardgeber DAFC Verlängert
19/12/2019

QS wishes a Merry Christmas

Before we start the year 2020 full of optimism, we would like to thank you for the good and successful cooperation in 2019.
 
Christmas
13/12/2019

Revision 2020: Changes in the Feed Sector

On 1 January 2020, the revised Guideline Feed Sector will enter into force. We have already compiled the most important changes for the feed sector in advance:  
 
13/12/2019

Revision 2020: Guidelines and checklists published

From now on, the guidelines valid for the coming year 2020 can be viewed and downloaded in the document centre of the QS company website. You can also download the...
 
11/12/2019

Feed monitoring: Revision of the additional control plan for Aflatoxin B1

The additional control plan for Aflatoxin B1 in maize has been revised with effect from 11 December 2019. Based on the available results for Aflatoxin B1, the revised version includes...
 
16 12 07 Mais
10/12/2019

November 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.
 
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04/12/2019

IDTF Database Online Survey

The IDTF (International Database Transport for Feed) database of the ICRT (International Committee Road Transport) summarises the minimum requirements for the cleaning of European standard providers for the road transport...
 
19 12 04 Online Umfrage IDTF Umfrage
21/11/2019

Autumn issue of the QS Report Meat and Meat Products published

The autumn issue of the QS Report Meat and Meat Products has been published and can now be read and downloaded in the media catalogue of the QS website. To...
 
19 11 21 QS Report Fleisch Fleischwaren 2 2019 EN Erschienen
21/11/2019

Feed safety scheme holders in Europe, unite to harmonize

On November 19th , the four organizations AIC, GMP+ International, OVOCOM, QS signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with OQUALIM in order to continue the work towards full mutual recognition.
 
17 12 22 Vorläufige Anerkennung Fumi Standardgeber
13/11/2019

QS at the ICOP Conference 2019

ICOP 2019, one of the most important international congresses for producer organisations in the fruit and vegetable sector, will take place in Hamburg from 20 to 22 November 2019. As...
 
19 11 13 QS Auf ICOP 2019
11/11/2019

October 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.
 
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04/11/2019

QS Software Platform - Spanish Version Now Online

In addition to the German and English languages, the QS software platform is now also available in a Spanish version. The new version makes the use of the database much...
 
19 03 25 QS Datenbank   Sicherheitskriterien Für Passwort Erstellung Erweitert
25/10/2019

Revision of the Guideline Diagnostic Data in Poultry Slaughtering

On January 1, 2020, a new version of the guideline Diagnostic Data in Poultry Slaughter will be valid. The revised version contains essential changes in the indication of reasons for...
 
21/10/2019

QS scheme manual 2020 - Start of the commentary phase

From 21 October to 3 November, all QS scheme participants, auditors and interested parties are invited to participate in the commentary for the QS scheme manual. With immediate effect, you...
 
20 10 21 Kommentierungsphase QS Systemhandbuch 2020
08/10/2019

September 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.
 
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18/09/2019

Revision of the additional control plan Aflatoxin B1

QS has revised the additional control plan for aflatoxin B1 with effect from 23 September 2019. As a result of updated weather data, existing results of the new harvest and...
 
16 12 07 Mais
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.
 
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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.
 
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