The Intertek Blog is home to an extensive library of blog posts, a treasure trove of knowledge and insights spanning a wide range of topics and industries. From cutting-edge technology and industry best practices to sustainability, safety, and innovation, our blog posts are curated to keep you engaged and informed.

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18 Jul 2024

Delivering Training Excellence

Ritchie Rackham MCQI CQP delivers Food Safety and ISO Management Systems courses for Intertek Academy in the UK and shares insight with Natalie Courtney into what makes a great trainer and tips for those considering a similar career path.

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07 Jul 2024

World Chocolate Day

World Chocolate Day celebrates chocolate's history, health benefits of cocoa flavanols, and the hard work in its growth and production.

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02 Jul 2024

OWASP Sets the Standard for Safe Software Across Industries

Enhancing Software Security through Education, Community Building, and Collaboration

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18 Jun 2024

Is your food business ready for a crisis?

Even in a well-managed company, crises can occur suddenly and unexpectedly. Intertek's UK Food Technical Consultant Heather Hayward recalls a crisis situation and lessons learned.

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17 Jun 2024

Qualified Presumption of Safety (QPS)

The QPS approach simplifies safety assessment of microorganisms in EU food supply. It aids pre-assessment but doesn't guarantee market approval.

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12 Jun 2024

New Approach Methodologies for Animal Testing

Moving Towards Greater Regulatory Acceptance

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11 Jun 2024

Securing Digital and Physical Worlds with IEC 62443 and ISO 27001

Choosing the Right Cybersecurity Standard for Optimal Protection

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04 Jun 2024

Ensuring Cybersecurity in Medical Devices

A Proactive Approach can Streamline Compliance and Reduce Vulnerabilities

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03 Jun 2024

Are you ready for the updated EU Breakfast Directives?

Understanding the upcoming requirements for honey, jam, fruit juices, and dried milk sold in the European Union.

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28 May 2024

Understanding PFAS Regulations and Their Impact on Medical Devices

The Role of PFAS in Medical Devices and the Implications for Industry Compliance

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16 May 2024

Navigating the Hurricane Market for Building Product Manufacturers and Architects

Essential Insights on Understanding, Developing, Testing, and Marketing Hurricane-Resistant Glass and Glazing

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14 May 2024

Strategies to Mitigate Insider Cybersecurity Threats

How Employees Can Unintentionally Compromise Cybersecurity

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24 Apr 2024

Understanding the 510(k) Submission Process

Frequently asked questions from medical device manufacturers

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16 Apr 2024

The Future of Healthcare – The Evolution of AI and ML in Medical Devices

Improving patient outcomes while ensuring privacy, security, and regulatory compliance

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09 Apr 2024

Food Safety & Quality Culture

Peter’s Food share their journey to excellence and tips on how to meet the BRCGS requirement.

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