Food Safety – Everything there is to know

Are you sure that your food supply chain is safe, secure and sustainable?

The food industry faces ever more demanding customers, increasing government requirements, brand issues, environmental impacts, growth and profitability concerns.

We have been working with the world's top brands to achieve the best from their management systems for more than 25 years. We help you protect your brand reputation and consumers by addressing the complexity of risks, up and down your supply chain, and assuring food safety and sustainability

To serve you, we have food assessors who combine our unique methodology with considerable sector experience and extensive knowledge of international and local standards and schemes. LRQA has also produced several content pieces to help you understand a wide range of elements surrounding the topic of food safety. You may download these documents from the section below: 

How to select the right food safety scheme?

One of the initial questions you may be asking is: "Which food safety scheme should my organisation use?". To answer this question, we have developed a guide which compares the different food safety standards and schemes and how they apply depending on your organisation's activities and needs. This comprehensive document will provide you with insights on various standards and schemes, their applications, and benefits it brings to your organisation. Download your copy now:

Food Safety Scheme Comparison Guide
Selecting the right scheme for your business

LRQA Food Safety Comparison Guide


Food Datasheet, White Paper & Interview 

LRQA's insightful documents discuss on some of the impacts of revised standards and the business improvements it brings; as well as business risks associated with food fraud and highlights key considerations to mitigate these risks when using a process-based management system. Download the full literature from our Content Library to learn more.

LRQA Case Studies

These case studies touch on challenges and success stories on the subject of food safety, and how these organisations have reaped benefits through assessment and certification with LRQA. Download your copy of the case studies from the links below:

ACP Europe Mengniu Food Supply Chain
LRQA Case Study - ACP
LRQA Case Study - Mengniu
LRQA Case Study - Food Supply Chain

How LRQA Can Help?

Our unique methodology helps you manage your business challenges, systems and risks to improve and protect your current and future performance and meet your stakeholders’ needs.

Our in-depth understanding and the technical expertise of our assessors enables us to deliver tangible benefits to our clients through a structured project management approach. We know that good communication is pivotal in delivering transparency through every step of the food safety process. We work with our clients and set clear expectations to all parties on deliverables.

Transition Timeline

Click on any of the standards below to check its timeline and how much time you have left to transition to the new standard.