RQA Group are Hiring – Principal Consultant – Full Time

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RQA Group is the leading global product risk and crisis management consultancy, providing expert services to food and consumer product manufacturers, insurers and law firms. Summary Following successful business growth, this is an exciting new position for the successful candidate to immerse themselves in many aspects of the very varied and interesting global RQA Group … Read more

FDA Import Alerts

In the past week, the US FDA has issued import alerts for: •             human and animal foods for pesticides•             foods containing illegal and/or undeclared colors•             seafood products due to the presence of salmonella•             food products due to the presence of salmonella•             honey and blended syrup due to unsafe drug residues•             dried peppers from Mexico•             papaya from … Read more

BluNiche Appoint RQA Group as Crisis Consultants

BluNiche – the Product Recall MGA recently launched by NuVenture International Ltd – has retained RQA Group, leading product risk and crisis management experts, to provide 24/7 incident response and pre-incident consulting & training services for their product recall policyholders. RQA will also offer risk engineering support to the underwriters and claims team at BluNiche. … Read more

BRC Global Food Safety Issue 9 – Key Changes

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The latest BRC Global Food Safety standard issue 9 has just been published. Two core themes of the new issue are developing food safety culture and building core competencies. We work with food manufacturers across all areas of food safety and risk, with a particular focus on product recall, and so have reviewed the changes … Read more

EC Publishes 2021 “Alert and Cooperation on Food” Report

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Today, the European Commission published its 2021 report of the Alert and Cooperation Network which is composed of the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF), the Administrative Assistance and Cooperation system (AAC) and the Food Fraud Network (FFN). It is designed to facilitate the exchange of information and the cooperation on official controls … Read more

Study on the Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Product Safety

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The UK Government’s Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) recently published a report on AI and product safety.  This is an in-depth report worthy of a full read.  We have extracted some high level points from the report, go to the end for a link to download the full report. Opportunities and benefits The … Read more

Are you ready for a Communications Crisis?

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Crisis Communications plans are often drafted and then filed, gathering dust until they are suddenly needed when crisis strikes. But will they be any use at that time? Click below to read our latest article, written by our highly experienced crisis communications consultant.  If you would like further information on our crisis communication services click … Read more

FSMA Proposed Rule on Agricultural Water

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The proposed FSMA rule was described as a “game changer for the safety of fresh produce” at the recent Food Safety Summit in Chicago by Frank Yiannas (Deputy Commissioner, Food Policy and Response, U.S. FDA). This rule would change the pre-harvest agricultural water requirements for covered produce (other than sprouts). The requirements in this proposed … Read more

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