A Black Belt project with a difference

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A Black Belt project with a difference

Believe or not, a recent Black Belt Project in a large Service Organisation achieved over €100,000 per annum savings by focusing in on the dreaded world of paper, paper and more paper!! The Project focused on: Reducing the number of reports being generated and issued Reducing ...

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Food Allergen Control

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland, (FSAI) has called on food manufacturers to strengthen food allergen controls and labelling policies following an audit of compliance with allergen labelling legislation. Results of the FSAI audit, published in June of this year, revealed that...

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Don’t ignore the standard for inspection by variables when designing sampling schemes

There are essentially two types of data to be concerned about when devising sampling schemes: – variables data, and – attribute data Variables data are related to characteristics that are measured, such as weight and length. Attribute data relate to characteristics th...

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Back to Basics – What actually makes food safe or unsafe?

This is the question that European and Irish retailers are asking of themselves and their suppliers. European food safety legislation 852/2004 requires Food Business Operators (FBOs) to develop HACCP systems but what does this actually mean to people? The production of safe food ...

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