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The Best FREE Allergen Course For Your Staff

The Best FREE Allergen Course for your Staff Why doesn’t STC offer a training course specifically on Allergens? Because there is already a fantastic course available to you. And it’s free!   The Food Standards Agency’s food allergy online training You can find the course

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What is brcgs

What is BRCGS? What does BRCGS stand for?

BRCGS was formerly known as BRC (British Retail Consortium). BRCGS (Brand Reputation Compliance Global Standards) is a leading brand and consumer protection organisation, used by over 29,000 certificated suppliers over 130 countries, with certification issued through a global network of accredited certification bodies. BRCGS’ Standards

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BRCGS position statement F837 Food Safety has been updated

What’s NEW? ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING UPDATE It’s great to see that BRCGS have acknowledged that section 4.11.8 of the standard (relating to pathogens and spoilage organisms) simply doesn’t apply to a small number of food / beverage manufacturers. This comes up in detailed discussion on every

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Covid 19

BRCGS publish: Managing Food Safety during Covid-19

WHAT SHOULD I BE DOING? This guide takes us through BRCGS expectations of how a site should be managing food safety and their business during the Covid-19 crisis. This happens to also answer all the questions you may have on how the Risk Assessment process

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Winner

We have a winner of the BRCGS Professional Courses!

To see 2019 off with something that would bring some smiles, we decided to run a competition. Why not! The prize: three free BRCGS product safety courses. The task: to tell us why the competition entrant would like to win. The winner: Irma Einoryte-Seleniene, Quality

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Audits

Don’t forget your “Audit scope” ref. Clause 3.4.1

“Heads up”, we’re raising a number of BRC audit non-conformances due to missing scope on internal audit reports. Clause 3.4.1 of the BRCGS Food Safety Issue 8 states that, “Each internal audit within the programme shall have a defined scope and consider a specific activity

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HACCP level 4 courses

The Importance Of A HACCP Plan

Have you completed your HACCP level 4 courses? Would you like to know more about the importance of HACCP?  Calling all food site managers, members of a food safety team, food laboratory directors, managers, technicians or other – do you have an effective HACCP plan?

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