Industry News #4May 19, 2022
Audit, certification, and standard news: new standard versions and requirements, software news, events, resources, and more. Stay up to date: subscribe to our newsletter to receive industry news straight to your email inbox.
GLOBALG.A.P. Launches IFA v6, GRASP v2, and Smart Farm Assurance Solutions
GLOBALG.A.P. has launched the revised Integrated Farm Assurance (IFA) standard version 6 and the GLOBALG.A.P. Risk Assessment on Social Practice (GRASP) add-on version 2.
Representing the first implementation stage of the new smart farm assurance solutions vision, the new products offer streamlined, impact-driven, and connected solutions for the entire sector.
ISO: New Guidelines for COVID Testing
ISO has released a new technical specification that is intended to improve testing procedures and contribute to a safer world.
Food testing gets overhaul in Scotland; feeder mice issue revisited
Scotland is planning a new food sampling strategy to tackle challenges associated with the current approach to testing.
The proposed model has four strands of surveillance managed and funded by Food Standards Scotland (FSS), and is separate from the verification sampling by local authorities as part of their routine inspections.
Nominations Open for ANSI Leadership and Service Awards
The annual ANSI Leadership and Service Awards program is a longstanding tradition that recognizes and honors the creativity, dedication, and vision of individuals who contribute to and participate in U.S. and global voluntary standardization activities.
Each year, ANSI invites the nomination of outstanding leaders and achievers across the broad spectrum of ANSI members and constituents.
OFI and Intact: Collaboration for Increased Digitalization
OFI – one of Austria’s largest testing, inspection, and certification bodies – and software provider Intact collaborate to further digitalize OFI’s processes and increase efficiency and customer service orientation.