SGS has acquired an independent laboratory that specializes in microbiology and food chemistry testing services.
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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SGS Canada has partnered with an institute at Niagara College to offer a tool kit based approach around food safety management.
SGS has acquired a 70% stake in a firm which specialises in molecular biology and DNA sequencing services in the food sector.
SGS has acquired AXYS Analytical Services (AXYS) Canada for an undisclosed amount.
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.
SGS has acquired a 15% stake in a provider of trade intelligence services for agriculture products.
SGS has acquired a 20% stake in a platform for supply chain visibility and risk management.
Traditional training methods are still favoured over online ones, according to an industry survey.
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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.
Globalisation of the food chain, the attempt to harmonise standards and consumer role were highlighted on the second day of a food safety meeting.
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.
An update to a survey on food safety training practices has been launched.
FoodQualityNews will be reporting live from three industry events in the next month.
SGS has partnered with Biopremier to deliver next generation sequencing (NGS) to the global food supply chain.
SGS has acquired a stake in Savi Technology to boost its analytics capacity.
Campden BRI is to expand its training courses after partnering with SGS.
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.
There has been an improvement in quality and quantity of food safety training since last year, according to an industry survey.
The starting point for any food safety plan is knowledge of raw material suppliers and products/ingredients provided, according to SGS.
SGS has described its acquisition of SVA as fully in line with the development of its food testing network.
SGS is using Trace One software to help customers reduce risk and ensure compliance throughout the supply chain.
Food fraud and transparency of the supply chain are important issues being led by consumer demand, according to SGS.