Food Safety Consultancy

RQA Group are a leading provider of food safety consultancy and training which includes:

  • Food Safety & HACCP Planning
  • Food Safety Training
  • Food Safety Auditing
  • Food Defence, TACCP & VACCP Planning & Assessments

With over 25 years of experience, our team of leading food safety assessment, auditing and training experts have experience managing and providing bespoke solutions to businesses in a range of sectors. Where all food handling must meet the highest safety standards, our consultants provide comprehensive solutions and support to ensure your organisation is safe and legally compliant.

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Food Safety Training

Food safety training is required to ensure your compliance with food legislation and industry standards such as the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety.

We have a range of specialist food safety training including food safety for engineers or senior managers and directors. allergen or foreign body awareness training, and how to interpret and understand microbiological lab testing results.

Find out how we can help with your food safety training and request a quote.

Food Defence, TACCP and VACCP

Whether the threat is from internal or external malicious tampering or adulteration of ingredients i.e. food fraud, it is all addressed by an effective food defence plan. Food defence covers vulnerabilities throughout the entire supply chain; it is not just about site security. RQA offers a comprehensive modular approach to working with clients in the very important area of food defence.

We have been providing food defence training and consulting services for over 15 years and can:

  • Train your team in food defence, TACCP and vulnerability assessment
  • Assist you in developing your food defence plan
  • Carry out an on-site food defence assessment
  • Develop your threat assessment
  • Develop your vulnerability assessment, with a focus on supply chain
  • Test food defence protocols to identify weaknesses

Food Safety Audits

Our team of experienced auditors will conduct a thorough food safety assessment of your facility or your suppliers facility, equipment, and processes to identify potential risks and areas for improvement. We use a comprehensive checklist that covers all aspects of food safety, including sanitation, storage, handling, and employee training. We can also train your team to audit your own, or your suppliers’ facilities.

Our goal is to help you achieve and maintain the highest levels of food safety and quality, and our audit reports provide actionable insights to help you address any issues and improve your operations.

Product Recall Services

We are market leaders in Product Recall Services,  including our tried and testing Plan, Train, and Test approach to product recall preparedness as well as live product recall management.

Our three-step approach has been developed to give you a tailored blueprint to follow should a product recall occur in your organisation.


About our Food Safety Consultancy

Our team of food safety consultants provide a wide range of consultancy services to businesses that are committed to improving and maintaining the highest food safety standards. We work with you to achieve legal compliance and best practice standards, providing proactive and practical support and guidance every step of the way.

Our consultants are all highly experienced food safety experts who have typically worked in senior roles in industry prior to becoming consultants. We ensure all our consultants are up to date with the latest developments in food safety regulations and standards, ensuring that our clients receive the best advice and guidance.

Not sure what service you need?

If you’re unsure what you need to be fully compliant or can’t see a service
you’re looking for, get in touch with our friendly team of experts.

Call us on +44 (0)118 405 0192

“De’Longhi Group has been working with RQA for several years now, always finding it very beneficial to the company, teams and people. High professionalism, prompt and competent interventions, have provided great benefits and contributions to continuous improvement of our processes, the strengthening of a preventive approach to potential crisis, and effective training. A very successful cooperation indeed!”

Lorenzo Paglierani,
Group Product Safety & Liability Director, Delonghi Group

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“I would like to thank RQA for the amazing job! The crisis simulation went very well and the observations provided in the report were extremely insightful.”

Francesco Giliotti,
Legal Vice President, Group DPO, Group Crisis Team Coordinator Barilla S.p.A.

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Other relevant services

RQA Group specialise in crisis management and offer a comprehensive and customised service throughout the whole process.

RQA Group can assist you with all aspects of business continuity, from creating a new Business Continuity Plan, assisting in understanding your risk profile and more.

Find out more about our 3-step approach to product recall, expertly crafted to give you an entirely bespoke blueprint for your organisation.

How can we help?

If you are looking for expert food safety consultancy services for your business, contact us today to discuss your needs and how we can help.

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+44 (0)118 405 0192.