EU Proposal on Plants Obtained by Certain New Genomic Techniques
The European Commission has adopted a proposal for a new regulation on plants produced by certain new genomic techniques. The proposal, adopted on 5 July 2023, is part of a package of legislative proposals to support the EU’s Farm to Fork and Biodiversity strategies.
IAQG Updates 9104-2:2023 Oversight Guidance Documentation
The International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) has updated the 9104-2 requirements for the oversight of Aerospace Quality Management System Registration and Certification Programs.
Survey Period for the AWS Standard V2.0 now open
AWS is undertaking a review and revision of the International Water Stewardship Standard V2.0. The ultimate goal of this process is to publish the revised AWS Standard V3.0 on World Water Day (22 March) 2025.
FDA Recognizes Four Approved GFSI Standards as Aids to FSMA Compliance
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has successfully announced the completion of its Voluntary Pilot Program to assess the alignment of third-party food safety standards with FDA regulations.
ISO 27001:2022 Transition Period
Certificate holders and applicants are encouraged to implement the new guidelines as early as possible as initial and recertification audits must be performed according to the new ISO 27001:2022 after April 30th, 2024. Current certificates will automatically become invalid on October 31st, 2025.