Food Safety Content Library

LRQA has a number of downloadable content pieces to help you understand the business benefits of a Food Safety management system.

Our tools have been developed by our internal technical experts. We also work with external stakeholders who are helping to shape the food safety landscape. Content pieces available for download include datasheets, interviews, webinars, case studies and independent research.

Case Studies

Collaborative Case Study Across Global Food Supply Chain

MARS was joined by some of the most important players in the food supply chain including Wrigley, a subsidiary of MARS, and Cargill one of the largest suppliers of raw materials to some of the world's best known brands. In addition to LRQA, who supply independent third party assessment and certification to MARS, Wrigley and Cargill.

Download Case Study ►

Lotus Bakeries

In this video case study, two of Lotus Bakeries (Belgium) food safety experts talk about the benefits of a robust food safety management system. They also talk about the technical expertise of Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) and the value of 3rd party certification.

Watch Case Study ►

White Papers

Meeting the requirements of FSVP

Major food safety standards and schemes at a glance

Download the full white paper ►

Independent Food Safety Assurance from LRQA

With a deadline of 30 May 2017 fast approaching, many US food safety importers have less than a month to comply with the US FDA new rule "Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP)".

Download the full handout ►


FSSC 22000 Certification (version 4 revisions)

In December 2016, FSSC 22000 launched version 4 of its international food safety management system certification scheme following a 14-month consultation process with industry, certification bodies, accreditation bodies, training organisations and governments. Download this datasheet to understand what has changed and the implications these changes will bring to your certification and implementation of this scheme in your operations.

Download Datasheet ►

SMETA Audits - Responsible sourcing and supply chain management

This datasheet will help you understand what SMETA is and the pillars audit technique; a SMETA 2-pillars audit covers labour standards and health and safety. Environmental and business ethics elements are added for the more comprehensive 4-pillars audit.

Download Datasheet ►


An internationally recognized structured operating method that helps organizations in the food and beverage industry to identify their food safety risks, prevent food safety hazards and address legal compliance.

Download Datasheet ►

ISO 22000

A global food safety management system standard for the whole food supply chain, from growers and producers to processors and packaging, transport and point of sale.>

Download Datasheet ►


Recorded Webinar: FSSC 22000 version 4

Understand changes to FSSC 22000 and implications for implementation and certification.

Watch recording and slides ►

Recorded Webinar: Food Safety from Farm to Fork

Overview | Challenges | Trends | Best Practices

Watch recording and slides ►

Fact Sheets

FSMA Fact Sheet

Do you export food or animal feed to the USA? Find out what the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) means for you; what is it, its major elements and LRQA independent assessment and training services.

Download Case Study ►