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Press releases

30/01/2020

QS at Fruit Logistica 2020: More internationality and even better traceability

On the occasion of the Fruit Logistica 2020 in Berlin, QS Qualität und Sicherheit GmbH announced to further expand the international supplier network for QS goods. This creates quality assurance and reliability at a comparably high level. To this end, the controls for the traceability of QS...

28/01/2020

Monitoring-Report 2020: More than 25,000 analyses prove conscientious use of...

QS and the Deutscher Fruchthandelsverband e.V. (DFHV) present the eleventh issue of the Monitoring-Report Fruit, Vegetables, Potatoes. The analysis results once again demonstrate the importance of consistent quality assurance for the care and reliability in handling plant protection products.

21/11/2019

Feed safety scheme holders in Europe, unite to harmonize

On November 19 th , 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.

31/01/2019

Ten years Monitoring-Report Fruit, Vegetables, Potatoes

QS and DFHV have a clear focus on the residue situation QS and the Deutscher Fruchthandelsverband e.V. (DFHV) present the new Monitoring-Report Fruit, Vegetables, Potatoes at the Fruit Logistica 2019 in Berlin. For the tenth time, both evaluated the results of their monitoring programs,...

22/10/2018

QS achieves gold status with QS-GAP standard for fruit and vegetable production

The Sustainable Agriculture Initiative (SAI) has reviewed the QS-GAP standard applicable to QS-certified producers of fruit and vegetables. In the course of the review, a comparison was made with the requirements of the benchmarking tool Farm Sustainability Assessment 2.0 (FSA) , which is...

10/09/2018

Producers get direct access to the QS database

Farmers and producers will be able to directly access their data stored in the QS database. So far, this was only possible through the coordinator. With the personal access the farmer receives: read-only access to all the company-related data stored in the QS scheme’s data-bases, such as...

17/07/2018

The 24th Laboratory Performance Assessment in Fruits and Vegetables confirms:

QS-approved laboratories are reliable Since 2006, QS has tested the analytical quality of QS-approved laboratories with the QS laboratory performance assessment twice a year. In each of the 24 tests that have been conducted by now, the test design has been modified and the laboratories were...

01/02/2018

Fresh fruit and vegetables impress in residue analyses

QS and DFHV present 9 th monitoring report at the 2018 Fruit Logistica In the broad analysis spectrum of the monitoring programmes from both the QS Fachgesellschaft Obst, Gemüse, Kartoffeln GmbH (QS) and the Deutsche Fruchthandelsverband e. V. (DFHV), 26,771 fruit and vegetable samples from...

15/11/2010

Open for comments:

QS presents the new items in the English scheme manual 2011 for discussion ahead of time As of November 15th, 2010, we are publishing the reworked English-language guidelines and check lists that will enter force at the start of next year: The documents can be viewed and directly commented...

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