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I am using ‘Total Testing Labs’ for my annual MRL test. The report they send to me shows that they are NATA accredited. Do I have to get a letter from them stating this?

July 15, 2015

The requirement of a laboratory undertaking MRL tests is that they “hold NATA accreditation to ISO/IEC 17025 for the specific testing requested and provide evidence […]

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I am using a transport company called ‘Trucks R Us’ and they say on their website they have a HACCP plan in place which allows them to transport produce for the supermarket chains. Can I assume they are no risk?

No. Firstly, a HACCP plan does not necessarily mean that they meet Freshcare’s requirements. Secondly, there is nothing to say the HACCP plan is audited […]

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We are the main supplier of Ag chemicals and fertilisers in our area and have been asked by several clients to sign approved supplier letters for their Freshcare FSQ Program. The letter asks us to confirm if products contain or have been in contact with known allergens and a list of allergens is provided. We can’t provide this assurance as we are not the manufacturer of the products and also don’t know what they may have been in contact with during storage and distribution. How do we respond to our clients?

This concern has been raised by many Freshcare members and their suppliers. We have amended the letters / specifications in consideration of this. The letters […]

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