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ILC acquisition closes geographical gap in portfolio – SGS

SGS has acquired an independent laboratory that specializes in microbiology and food chemistry testing services.

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The Global Food Safety Conference: Reaction on Twitter

From partnerships with governments, discussions on a 'G30' of food safety to the insistence food safety is not a competitive differentiator; GFSI had it all.

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Meet FQN at Global Food Safety Conference and Pittcon

FoodQualityNews will be reporting live from two major industry events in the next few weeks - The GFSI Global Food Safety Conference and Pittcon.

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SGS Canada partners with Niagara College

SGS Canada has partnered with an institute at Niagara College to offer a tool kit based approach around food safety management.

SGS acquires Biopremier stake and predicts NGS growth

SGS has acquired a 70% stake in a firm which specialises in molecular biology and DNA sequencing services in the food sector.

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SGS acquires AXYS Analytical Services

SGS has acquired AXYS Analytical Services (AXYS) Canada for an undisclosed amount.

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SGS deal boosts official inspection capability

SGS has acquired the assets and license of John R. McCrea Agency, Inc. (McCrea), a designated inspection agency licensed by the US Department of Agriculture.

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SGS acquires stake in AgFlow

SGS has acquired a 15% stake in a provider of trade intelligence services for agriculture products.

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SGS buys stake in supply chain risk management platform

SGS has acquired a 20% stake in a platform for supply chain visibility and risk management.

Traditional methods still lead the way in food safety training

Traditional training methods are still favoured over online ones, according to an industry survey.

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Event Watch: Food safety event agenda for May and June 2016

Looking for something to do and somewhere to go next month? FoodQualityNews has put together an event schedule so you have no excuses for missing key industry dates.

Investment in facilities and capabilities is not a one-off, says SGS

Investment in facilities and capabilities is not a one-off as the number of testing parameters in the food sector is huge and increasing every day, according to SGS.

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GFSC Day 2 round-up: Globalisation and consumer role

Globalisation of the food chain, the attempt to harmonise standards and consumer role were highlighted on the second day of a food safety meeting.

Dispatches from GFSC 2016 in Berlin

GFSC Day 1 round-up: Auditor competence and role of big data

Assurances on auditor competence, using ‘big data’ as part of a proactive system and food fraud featured heavily on the opening day of an international conference.

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Updated food safety training survey sent to industry

An update to a survey on food safety training practices has been launched.

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FQN hits the road to bring you food safety and quality news

FoodQualityNews will be reporting live from three industry events in the next month.

SGS partners with Biopremier to grow NGS availability

SGS has partnered with Biopremier to deliver next generation sequencing (NGS) to the global food supply chain.

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SGS acquires stake in sensor analytics firm

SGS has acquired a stake in Savi Technology to boost its analytics capacity.  

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Campden BRI partners with SGS to broaden training course audience

Campden BRI is to expand its training courses after partnering with SGS.

Food safety and quality priorities on agenda at SGS Food Forum

Facing limited financial resources and rigid market conditions food market players got together to address quality management systems and food safety at a two day event in Russia.

Improvement in quality and quantity of food safety training

There has been an improvement in quality and quantity of food safety training since last year, according to an industry survey.

SGS sets out starting point for food safety plan

The starting point for any food safety plan is knowledge of raw material suppliers and products/ingredients provided, according to SGS.

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SGS boosts UK food testing capabilities

SGS has described its acquisition of SVA as fully in line with the development of its food testing network.

SGS and Trace One partner for supply chain transparency

SGS is using Trace One software to help customers reduce risk and ensure compliance throughout the supply chain. 

Consumer demand driving food chain transparency - SGS

Food fraud and transparency of the supply chain are important issues being led by consumer demand, according to SGS.

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