Food Safety Content Library

LRQA has a number of freely available downloadable content pieces to help you understand the business benefits of a Food Safety management system.

Our tools have been developed by our internal technical experts. We also work with external stakeholders who are helping to shape the food safety landscape. Content pieces available for download include case studies, whitepapers, datasheets, overviews, webinars and independent research.

Case Studies

Collaborative Case Study Across Global Food Supply Chain

MARS was joined by some of the most important players in the food supply chain including Wrigley, a subsidiary of MARS, and Cargill one of the largest suppliers of raw materials to some of the world's best known brands. In addition to LRQA, who supply independent third party assessment and certification to MARS, Wrigley and Cargill.

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Mengniu

LRQA provides Mengniu with a range of services including training and supply chain audit and also assesses its operations against ISO 9001 (quality management) and FSSC 22000 (food safety) standards as well as providing customised assurance services.

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ACP Europe

ACP Europe was one of the first companies to receive FSSC 22000 certification from LRQA.

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Charoen Pokphand Foods Case Study

With the vision to become “the Kitchen of the world“ CPF recognizes the importance to operate in a socially and environmentally responsible and sustainable manner.

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Datasheets

FSSC 22000 Certification (version 4.1 revisions)

FSSC 22000 launched version 4.1 of its international food safety management system certification scheme following a consultation process with industry, certification bodies, accreditation bodies, training organisations and governments. Download this datasheet to understand what has changed and the implications these changes will bring to your certification and implementation of this scheme in your operations.

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Guides

FSSC 22000 version 4.1 | Overview guide of the new requirements

FSSC 22000 launched version 4.1 of its international food safety management system certification scheme following a consultation process with industry, certification bodies, accreditation bodies, training organisations and governments. The new version aims to make the GFSI-recognised standard more rigorous and consistent, primarily through the introduction of unannounced audits and a new focus on food fraud prevention. 

Download this guide to have an overview of the new and changed requirements, helping you prepare for transition to the new standard or to achieve FSSC 22000 certification for the first time.

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FAQs

FAQs around SMETA and the 4-pillars

SMETA 4-pillars is a common audit format which places emphasis upon environmental and business integrity.

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Interviews

Disruptive Technology

Why it matters in driving food safety and sustainability

With the population set to reach 8.5bn by 2030, food organisations worldwide are exploring new technologies and methods to ensure safe and sustainable supply chains.

To meet changing client requirements, Lloyd’s Register (LR) is at the forefront of not only embracing new technologies to blend conventional assessment with digital monitoring and audit solutions that will enable the delivery of real-time assurance and insight, but also researching alternative food sources to feed the expanding population.

In this interview, Vincent Doumeizel, LR’s Vice President Food & Beverage spoke about some of the new technologies and approaches that are disrupting traditional ways of thinking and operating within the food sector and bringing about positive change.

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In this video case study, two of Lotus Bakeries (Belgium) food safety experts talk about the benefits of a robust food safety management system. They also talk about the technical expertise of Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) and the value of 3rd party certification.