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Intertek - Food Safety Testing, Auditing and Certification

Intertek is one of the world’s leading food safety testing, auditing and certification bodies. Our blend of expert analytical and advisory services helps our customers to achieve compliance and improve safety, quality and efficiency.

We operate over 1,000 laboratories, encompassing several purpose-built food testing facilities. We use the latest methods and technology, and continually work to further our knowledge and technical capabilities.

Our experts are accredited to audit and certify systems, products and processes to national and international standards, with a commitment to local expertise which allows our customers to operate with confidence anywhere in the world.

Our services can help you to focus on what matters most to your business - growing revenues, increasing market share and achieving greater business success. You can also be certain that your reputation is in safe hands with our in-depth and far-reaching expertise bringing assurance to manufacturing and operations for hundreds of companies and millions of consumers worldwide every day.

Certification and auditing - minimising your risk and your product safety

In a world that is constantly changing, it is reassuring to know that professional and expert support is always available, whenever and wherever you need it. Intertek is a globally accredited certification body and can offer you a comprehensive range of auditing and certification services, including pre-audits, for all internationally recognised standards. Our experts can guide you and your suppliers through the procedures required for your processes to become compliant in order for you to achieve the required level of product safety.

Our range of independent audits and certifications reflect not only our international reach but our crucial local knowledge. Key services include the international featured standard, the British retail consortium's global standard, ISO 9001 food safety system certification, good manufacturing practice and good catering practice. We can also perform full supplier audits and advise on social, environmental and ethical standards.

We combine our global and regional knowledge to supply our partners with the information they need to develop an effective quality assurance strategy. We can also supply full risk assessment of products and manufacturing procedures relevant to your market. This includes label validation, training programmes and independent quality marks. Let our expertise support you in creating quality product for your customers.

Analytical testing

Intertek has fully accredited laboratories all over the world, using established internationally accepted methods. Our laboratories can supply all the required analysis and testing based on your needs and specifications. In addition to raw material and finished product test, we can also assess additives such as vitamin and mineral premixes.

In addition to an expert evaluation of results, our experienced professionals can provide data on microbiology and pathogens, allergens, determination of animal species as well as GMO, palatability testing for dog and cat food and packaging testing. We can perform full sensory testing, check for authenticity and test for purity as a determined by the Food Chemical Codex.

Transparent traceability through supplier management

Consistent and transparent traceability of your products is a vital step in ensuring quality assurance throughout your supply chain. Ensuring your quality assurance system is the consistent and transparent traceability of your products at any point in the supply chain is vital.

Our comprehensive programme of evaluation and risk assessment of your suppliers can be tailored to your needs to your needs. We can provide the initial auditing and certification, sample plans and assess them for risk. Our team can analyse samples drawn from the supply chain and provide both announced and unannounced auditing, including mystery shopping. Intertek's team are able to offer you full label validation and marketing guidance, ensuring that full labelling standard is met.

The services that Intertek provides meet the needs of all kinds of organisations working in the widest range of fields, markets and geographies. Whatever safety or quality issues you face, we have the flexibility and the experience to deliver the right solutions for your business.

Contact us

For more information on Food Services contact your regional centre of excellence:

Global Email: food@intertek.com

Tel: +49 421 65727 390
Tel: +44 161 721 5247
Tel: +1 504 602 2100
Tel: +65 62 22 38 89

Find out more about Intertek visit our website.