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IFS PIA including GLOBALG.A.P. SMI Requirements Guideline

The CBL Chain of Custody (CoC) Version 3, also known as the ”Varken van Morgen” standard, has migrated to the IFS Product Integrity Assessment (PIA) protocol. To continue the fulfilment of the specific requirements of the pig meat supply chain, IFS and GLOBALG.A.P. reviewed the IFS PIA checklist and incorporated all requirements specific to the […]

Combatting food fraud with the IFS Guideline Product Fraud Mitigation

Understanding the risk of product fraud within your industry and business is important but only the first step. How do you then transfer your theoretical knowledge into practice? IFS has written a practical guideline to give you support for developing a vulnerability assessment – how to score the associated risks for your products & suppliers […]

First IFS PIA Assessment in the Netherlands

IFS Managing Director Stephan Tromp has recently awarded the first Letter of Confimation for the first IFS PIA Assessment in the Netherlands to Bert Urlings, Director of Quality Assurance at Vion N.V. The IFS PIA Assessment was carried out by the certification body Lloyds Register. Thomas Zwiers from this company was present alongside Julia Füllenbach, […]

Food Fraud – These products are often affected

Do you know which products are most susceptible to food fraud? Probably you are thinking of olive oil or pizza ingredients at first, because these cases were featured in the media in recent years. The right answer, however, is: wines, herbs, and spices. Food fraud is the act of purposely altering, misrepresenting, mislabeling, manipulating or […]

The main differences between IFS Food and IFS PIA

To highlight the differences between IFS Food and IFS PIA, we have listed the most important aspects for you: ● IFS PIA works by complementing and interacting with IFS Food. IFS Food approaches risks by focusing on a sample of on-site processes that involve food safety and quality. IFS PIA approaches risks by looking at […]

IFS presents the Product Integrity Assessment at the VMT Food Future Event

Is a product really what it appears to be? Through using IFS PIA, companies will soon be able to answer this question in detail. It is a tool that helps producers and retailers to better understand and control the integrity risks to their products and supply chain. Combatting food fraud Cases of food fraud are […]


APRIL 9, 2019

VMT Food Future Event

IFS presents the IFS Product Integrity Assessment and discusses food fraud and integrity risks in the supply chain. Join the breakout sessions A1 and A2 and take part in the discussion.
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MAY 13 TO 14, 2019

Food Sure Summit

On the second day of this international event for food safety experts and quality managers, our colleague Lalaina Randriamanantsoa will talk about the current developments at IFS.
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