Food Safety Systems Glossary of Terms

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There are currently 4 terms in this directory beginning with the letter Q.
A measure of exceeding customer or corporate expectations and a state of being free from defects, deficiencies and significant variation.

Quantity Check (Mass Balance)
A reconciliation of the amount of incoming raw material, including packaging, against the amount used in the resulting finished products, also taking into account waste and rework.

Quantity Control
Check on amount of product in the pack. It can be related to weight, volume, number of pieces, size, etc.

The status given to any material or product set aside and isolated while awaiting confirmation of its suitability for its intended use or sale.




Global Food Safety Standards

The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is a private organization, established by the international trade association, the Consumer Goods Forum (CIES - The Food Business Forum at the time) in May...

The British Retail Consortium

The British Retail Consortium (BRC), a UK trade organization that represents UK retailers, developed the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety. The British Retail Consortium was formed in January 1992...

BRC Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 8

The BRC Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 8 was published on 1st August 2018 and is effective for audits from the 1st February 2019. The standard is still based on the following core elements:...

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