Jump to content

  • Quick Navigation

Recent Topics

  Topic Started By Stats Last Post Info

Toggle Welcome to the IFSQN Welcome to the IFSQN

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Information & Support

Everything you need to get the most out of the forums.

  • 209 topics
  • 1,815 replies
Happy Christmas Everyone! - last post by Scampi

Forums 'How to' Guide

Link to a comprehensive list of help topics with regards to using the forum.

  • 59,251 Hits

Welcome! Introduce Yourself

Please take a few minutes to introduce yourself to our network.

  • 1,714 topics
  • 3,982 replies
microbiological  standards... - last post by Yogesh goyal

Member of the Month (MOTM)

Member of the Month (MOTM) in association with Safefood 360.

  • 59 topics
  • 604 replies
December 2018 - Member of t... - last post by ombewamaurice

IFSQN Member Polls

Forum for regular member polls and surveys undertaken by the IFSQN.

  • 20 topics
  • 576 replies
Have you met your food safe... - last post by Ryan H.

Toggle Paid Consulting, Training and Services Paid Consulting, Training and Services

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Post Your Food Safety Project

If you need expert support for your food safety project post your job specification in this forum. Consultants who wish to apply and post contact details must have an active listing in the supplier’s directory.

  • 4 topics
  • 11 replies
Looking for SQF Consultant... - last post by SQFconsultant

Food Safety Consultants Forum

Consultants may use this forum for discussing general issues relating to consulting.

  • 5 topics
  • 19 replies
I long would it take somebo... - last post by Gerard H.

Toggle Global Food Safety Standards Global Food Safety Standards

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

AIB Consolidated Standards

Discuss the range of AIB Consolidated Standards.

  • 64 topics
  • 378 replies
Chemical Control Program - last post by Lachelle_dots

Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP)

Discuss the Global Aquaculture Alliance Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification program.

  • 7 topics
  • 12 replies
BAP Interpretation Guidelines - last post by Scampi

BRC Global Standard - Food Safety

Discuss the latest version of the BRC “Global Standard for Food Safety”.

  • 1,216 topics
  • 8,175 replies
Help Starting a Quality Pro... - last post by supadill

BRC/IOP Global Standard - Food Packaging

Discuss the “Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials”.

  • 508 topics
  • 2,994 replies
Effect of BRC issue 8 on a... - last post by Rosemary4

BRC Global Standard - Storage & Distribution

Discuss the “Global Standard for Storage & Distribution.

  • 58 topics
  • 203 replies
What certification is requi... - last post by pHruit

BRC Global Standard - Agents and Brokers

Discuss the latest version of the BRC Standard for Agents and Brokers.

  • 36 topics
  • 163 replies
BRC Agents and Brokers docu... - last post by Charles.C

IFS Food

Discuss IFS Food.

  • 93 topics
  • 506 replies
IFS Food latest version - last post by Rajinder Singh

IFS PACsecure

Discuss IFS PACsecure Standard.

  • 18 topics
  • 91 replies
IFS PACsecure 4.20.1: Produ... - last post by Charles.C

IFS Logistics

Discuss IFS Logistics Standard.

  • 9 topics
  • 37 replies
HACCP plan for IFS broker a... - last post by Charles.C

ISO 22000

Discuss the ISO 22000 standard.

  • 795 topics
  • 4,846 replies
As per ISO 22000:2005, what... - last post by Ryan H.

FSSC 22000 Food Manufacturing

Discuss the FSSC 22000 (Food Safety System Certification scheme) for Food Manufacturing.

  • 296 topics
  • 1,547 replies
Do I need a flowchart for a... - last post by Scampi

FSSC 22000 Packaging Material Manufacturing

Discuss the FSSC 22000 (Food Safety System Certification scheme) for Packaging Material Manufacturing.

  • 47 topics
  • 134 replies
Should I be viewing the foo... - last post by Charles.C


Discuss the PrimusGFS standard.

  • 16 topics
  • 90 replies
Declining to do a Correctiv... - last post by nlesperance

SQF Food

Discuss the SQF Code as it relates to Food Manufacturers and Producers.

  • 1,068 topics
  • 6,937 replies
My Boss says all I need is... - last post by inamfst

SQF Packaging

Discuss the SQF Code as it relates to Food Packaging Manufacturers.

  • 205 topics
  • 1,278 replies
When is it necessary to per... - last post by CMHeywood

SQF Storage & Distribution

Discuss the SQF Code as it relates to Storage & Distribution.

  • 80 topics
  • 367 replies
3PL flowchart advice - last post by jtopete

Customer & Retailer Specific Standards

Discuss Tesco TFMS and other Customer and Retailer Specific Standards.

  • 147 topics
  • 678 replies
Sainsbury's HARA - last post by Lesley.Roberts

General Food Safety Standards

Discuss food safety standards including Global Aquaculture Alliance BAP, Global Red Meat Standard, Synergy 22000, PrimusGFS, CanadaGAP, GlobalGAP AIB, FDA, EFSIS.

  • 338 topics
  • 1,655 replies
What do Rabbi's look fo... - last post by Plastic Ducky

Quality, Health, Safety & Environmental Standards

Discuss ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 18001 and related management system standards.

  • 90 topics
  • 367 replies
Please Share Examples of Yo... - last post by Tibebu

Toggle Food Safety Topics Food Safety Topics

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Food Safety Talk

General forum for food safety and quality news, views and discussion.

  • 1,842 topics
  • 9,608 replies
Looking for Novel Ways to P... - last post by Gerard H.

Allergen Management

Discuss Food Allergen Management.

  • 279 topics
  • 1,489 replies
New methods of allergen tes... - last post by Lesley.Roberts


Discuss Internal, Customer, Supplier, 3rd Party Audits and Auditing.

  • 269 topics
  • 1,613 replies
Please advise any online au... - last post by kumar suresh

Buildings Design & Construction

Forum for discussing site and factory, design, layout and construction to enable hygienic production.

  • 75 topics
  • 296 replies
Onion processing design of... - last post by Scampi


Discuss calibration and related topics.

  • 114 topics
  • 623 replies
Test Weight Calibration - last post by Scampi

Cleaning, Sanitation & Waste Management

Discuss cleaning, sanitation and waste management issues.

  • 454 topics
  • 2,270 replies
Dry facility equipment sani... - last post by Lesley.Roberts

Customer Complaints & Customer Relations

Discuss customer complaints, customer feedback, customer focus and customer relations management issues.

  • 70 topics
  • 412 replies
Foreign Material found by C... - last post by Scampi

Documentation & Document Control

Discuss reference materials, policies, manuals procedures, forms, work instructions and checklists.

  • 528 topics
  • 2,418 replies
Quality Procedures & Ma... - last post by billy1014

Food Defense & Security

Discuss how to protect food products from intentional adulteration by biological, chemical, physical, or radiological agents.

  • 137 topics
  • 713 replies
Please give some examples f... - last post by Charles.C

Food Microbiology

Discuss food pathogens and food spoilage organisms as well as organisms involved in food production.

  • 682 topics
  • 3,733 replies
Air Quality and Cleaning... - last post by inamfst

Food Safety Tools & Equipment

Discuss food safety tools, equipment and services.

  • 182 topics
  • 812 replies
Alternatives to Foodsaver b... - last post by Simon

Food Technology

Discuss foods, ingredients, manufacturing processes and related technologies.

  • 488 topics
  • 2,078 replies
Proposition 65 and consumer... - last post by QAGB

Foreign Body Prevention

Discuss issues relating to foreign body prevention and detection.

  • 192 topics
  • 1,202 replies
Metal hazard control in dou... - last post by 012117

HACCP - Food Products & Ingredients

Discuss the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) system as it relates to food products and food ingredients.

  • 1,280 topics
  • 8,320 replies
Could someone share a templ... - last post by Carmelo

HACCP - Packaging & Other Non-Food Products

Discuss the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) system as it relates to Packaging & Other Non-Food products.

  • 99 topics
  • 501 replies
HACCP plan for plastic bag... - last post by Scampi


Discuss the Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls (HARPC) system.

  • 30 topics
  • 159 replies
Is a Preventive Control the... - last post by KfromIA

Health, Safety & Environmental Management

Discuss occupational safety, health and environmental management.

  • 33 topics
  • 137 replies
Environmental Policy UK - last post by Charles.C


Discussion and information on labeling rules and best practice.

  • 318 topics
  • 930 replies
Food Contact Labels - last post by TAW

Lab Management & Testing

Discuss lab management, product testing, test equipment and test methods.

  • 324 topics
  • 1,487 replies
Environmental monitoring fo... - last post by IKE


Discuss building and machine maintenance.

  • 84 topics
  • 516 replies
Recording Forklift Hours -... - last post by Marius Titulescu

Metal Detection, X-ray Inspection & Sieving

Discuss Metal Detection, X-ray Inspection and Sieving Systems, Standards and Procedures.

  • 144 topics
  • 1,016 replies
What would be the correctiv... - last post by jcieslowski

Nonconformance & Corrective Action

Discuss your nonconformances and get help closing them.

  • 102 topics
  • 613 replies
Efficiently documenting Hol... - last post by Jim E.

Packaging Technology

Discuss packaging materials, machinery, manufacturing processes and related technologies.

  • 126 topics
  • 513 replies
QC inspection of cardboard... - last post by Hreddy

Personal Hygiene

Discussion issues relating to personal hygiene.

  • 254 topics
  • 2,049 replies
What microbiological contro... - last post by selmaassili

Pest Control

Discuss Pest Management in the food industry.

  • 219 topics
  • 1,636 replies
Bird Repellent Effectiveness - last post by Scampi

Product Identification & Traceability

Discuss product identification & traceability issues.

  • 117 topics
  • 575 replies
Traceability of rework (Pol... - last post by 012117

Product Recall & Withdrawal

Discuss Product Recall & Withdrawal.

  • 89 topics
  • 513 replies
Is there a database to show... - last post by SteveHather

Quality Management & Continuous Improvement

Discuss QA / QC and Continuous Improvement.

  • 566 topics
  • 2,360 replies
Which 3rd party certificati... - last post by moskito

Senior Management Commitment

Discuss issues relating to policy, senior management commitment and management review.

  • 31 topics
  • 317 replies
What percentage of money is... - last post by mgourley

Specifications Management

Discuss customer, internal, supplier product and process specifications.

  • 137 topics
  • 635 replies
Anyone have a general list... - last post by Parkz58

Supplier Management

Discuss supplier assessment, approval and monitoring.

  • 39 topics
  • 130 replies
Can anyone share a lab spec... - last post by FSQA

Training & Development

Discuss all aspects of Education, Training & Development.

  • 257 topics
  • 1,259 replies
Training of Personnel - last post by ariitorres

Weight & Volume Control

Discuss weight and volume control in the food industry.

  • 40 topics
  • 191 replies
Daily in-house verification... - last post by Lesley.Roberts

Toggle Community General Discussion Community General Discussion

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Community General Chat

General and off-topic community chat and networking.

  • 758 topics
  • 5,596 replies
Most welcome with whom is w... - last post by Mahmoud Shebl

Employment & Personal Development

Discussion about Careers, Employment, Personal Development and Professional Certifications.

  • 107 topics
  • 573 replies
Daily work plan for a quali... - last post by Hreddy

Student Talk

Need some ‘real life’ experience for a project? Feel free to ask your questions in this forum.

  • 82 topics
  • 322 replies
Meat Quality and Safety Exa... - last post by HanineTabaja

Chef Zone

Discussion forum for those with an interest in all aspects of foodservice & catering.

  • 21 topics
  • 105 replies
Vegan and Gluten-free break... - last post by Asanele

Toggle Sponsored Forums Sponsored Forums

  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Safefood 360 - Food Safety Management Software

Safefood 360Discussion and support forum for Safefood 360’s global community of users.

  • 47 topics
  • 165 replies
HARPC is coming - what you... - last post by Charles.C

Trace Analytics

Trace AnalyticsDiscussion and support forum for Trace Analytics. Ask us a question about food grade compressed air testing.

  • 2 topics
  • 1 replies
Meet the Compressed Air Tes... - last post by Brendan Triplett


Latest Jobs

Member of the Month

Member of the Month December - 2018

Congratulations to Lesley.Roberts our new Member of the Month for December - 2018. This member first registered on our forums 31 January 2018 - 05:10 PM (321 days ago). They have posted 96 times (0.30 posts per day). Their profile has been visited 232 times. They have received 11 reputation points and 0 users rate their profile.

An IFSQN Mug is on its way.

Latest Directory Listings

Like us on Facebook

News Feed

View All Updates

Board Statistics

632 users are online (in the past 60 minutes)

17 members, 615 guests, 0 anonymous users   (See full list)

Bing, 012117, selmaassili, Poulami, Google, Simon, TrisantTechnical, sana saleem, pradipb13@rediffmail.com, Ignatius Adiwidodo, zared, gperezs, billy1014, kumar suresh, Carmelo, Olga123, Marianne Yau, Adistiyaika, manift

Members Registered Today: 12   [Collapse]

The following members have registered today:
ckenneth25, Comida05, darren2u, emv428, Githa Venkat, IreneC, jromerobg, pradipb13@rediffmail.com, rameshkannan, Venkatesh SR, Yogesh goyal, Yum

Members Online Today: 97 [Collapse]

Most members ever online in one day was 453, last accomplished on 29 Nov 2018.

The following members have visited today:
012117, abbeyaro, Adistiyaika, alinavaiserman, Ana Teixeira, andi asrul, Andrea, Annamart21, Arrowjack, arya, Ashish.Goswami, ashleyjongkind, AvaQC, balaji, beautiophile, Bekah, billy1014, BlueAntipasto, brfsa1983, Carmelo, chiquita, ckenneth25, clajin, Clare Bear, Comida05, Crisveralyn, cvcresurreccion, darren2u, DenisB, emsalih, emv428, FFQA2017, flopeart, Food for life, FSQA, giseladenise, Githa Venkat, gperezs, hadarluch, Iain Fee, Ignatius Adiwidodo, inamfst, IreneC, itayuri, JaredD, jasonmah, JCqa3180, Jimmy P, jiuzhouzhang, jliu135, John muendo, jromerobg, Keepwalking, ken_fgc, khur, KKONG, kumar suresh, lad, Laimi Tulonga, LoopGMPs, lydiashoniwa, maamechi, mabaip, manift, Marianne Yau, maria_e18, Mohan@, newdeent, Ngoan, Olga123, pauljohn1893, Plastic Ducky, Popov Anton, Poulami, pradipb13@rediffmail.com, QS-Plan, rameshkannan, robert m, Ryan H., sana saleem, saraloglu, selmaassili, senchanaturals, seunseidu, shuster35, SmallMilk, soubalt, SQFconsultant, suryakantkunte, TJW, Tony-C, TrisantTechnical, Venkatesh SR, virey100, Yogesh goyal, Yum, zared

EV SSL Certificate