FDA Rule on Traceability

The FDA Final Rule on Additional Traceability Records for Certain Foods is effective on20 January 2023. As their crisis consultants, Perigon Product Recall asked RQA Group to summarize this important new legislation. What are its origins? What is the Food Traceability List? Which products does the rule apply to? What are the additional traceability requirements? … Read more

Cannabis Product Risks

As with every emerging industry, the cannabis industry has unique risks and regulatory grey areas. The market for cannabis products is growing fast and recalls are already a fairly regular occurrence. So, if you are keen to know your hemp from your marijuana, your phytocannabinoids from your endocannabinoids, and want to understand the current regulatory … Read more

Perigon Product Recall Appoints Crisis Consultants, RQA Group

Perigon Product Recall has selected RQA Group, leading experts in product recall support and crisis management, to be their retained crisis consultants for its global product recall insurance business. RQA Group will provide services to Perigon Product Recall’s policy holders including: Pre-incident risk management services 24/7 incident support Product risk engineering advice “We are very … Read more

Product Recall Bulletin Q3 – RQA Group

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Click below to download our latest round up of the global product recall data and our analysis across food, consumer products and automotive. A key finding from this period is that the number of different foods recalled in 2022 is set to be 60% higher than in 2021 according to the US FDA data. This … 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

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