Freshcare FSQ4.2 Standard Released

Published on November 9, 2020

The Freshcare Food Safety & Quality Standard – Edition 4.2 (FSQ4.2) is released to participating businesses and industry today, 9th November 2020.

The update and release of the FSQ4.2 Standard is required for Freshcare to maintain recognition to the Global Food Safety Initiative, GFSI v2020 benchmark requirements.

All audits conducted from Monday 3rd May 2021 will be to FSQ4.2 allowing a 6 month transition period for businesses to update their systems to meet the revised requirements.

To support the release of the FSQ4.2 Standard, resources including a Transition Guide, Factsheets and Forms, along with Q&A’s about the program update can be accessed here: