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Here you will find the latest news and information on the QS scheme as well as relevant articles and topics on the various stages of the food chain.

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09/04/2021

March 2021 - 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.

10/03/2021

QS revises control plan aflatoxin B1 - Changed risk classification for Serbia

With effect from 10 March 2021, QS has revised the control plan for aflatoxin B1. The version valid with immediate effect contains a new risk classification for Serbia.

10/03/2021

QS feed monitoring: Interactive world map updated

The Interactive world map on QS feed monitoring has been expanded to include the latest analysis results (period 07/2020 - 12/2020). Thus, the current analysis results from the QS database are now available to those interested. As of today, the interactive world map contains analysis results...

03/03/2021

February 2021 - 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.

22/02/2021

New supporting documents for combined QS wholesale and IFS audits

To avoid additional effort, QS companies can combine audits of different standard owners and quality assurance systems. For example, QS scheme participants at the wholesale fruit, vegetables, potatoes stage can combine the QS audit with the IFS audit after consultation with the responsible...

11/02/2021

Quality assurance even in uncertain times

The evaluations of the QS audits from the past year, which was dominated by the Corona pandemic like no other, show it: even in these extraordinary and challenging times, the quality assurance of the QS scheme participants can be relied on. 

04/02/2021

Laboratory managers' meeting on residue monitoring fruit, vegetables,...

This year's QS laboratory managers' meeting for residue monitoring took place on February 2, 2021. Due to the Corona pandemic, the meeting, which traditionally takes place on the opening day of Fruit Logistica , was held online for the first time this year and registered a new record number of...

04/02/2021

January 2021 - 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.

01/02/2021

New risk assessment for Hungary - QS revises control plan for aflatoxin B1

QS has revised the control plan for aflatoxin B1 with effect from February 1, 2021. The version valid with immediate effect includes a new risk assessment for Hungary.

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