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SAI Global Assurance Continues 5-Star BRCGS Rating Run

Company achieves highest rating from leading global consumer protection organization for food safety accreditation.

SAI Global Assurance, a recognized leader in integrated risk management and assurance services, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a five-Star “Excellent” rating from leading brand and consumer protection organization BRCGS – its highest rating for Certification Bodies accredited to audit its standard.

Recognition such as this means so much to us as it shows that we are delivering on our mission of providing best-in-class service to our food manufacturing and supply chain clients. At a time when the world is so keenly aware of the need for proactive customer, worker and brand protection measures, we are proud to partner with our Clients on their Quality Assurance journey in Food Safety and thank the BRCGS for the honor.
– Matthew Allen, SVP & GM, Assurance Americas

Learn More about the BRCGS

SAI Global Assurance, who has been accredited to the BRCGS since it’s inception in 1998, has 200 auditors operating in over 50 countries and delivers more than 125,000 audits and training courses to over 100,000 people each year.

With the rise of globalization, social media, and an increasingly energized conscious consumer, the food network is under pressure to prove the quality, safety and integrity of its products. A robust food safety management system, such as BRCGS, demonstrates an undertaking to offer full and transparent disclosure on its products to its customers.

To provide transparency in performance, BRCGS awards Certification Bodies with a star rating according to their service performance. This reflects the overall management of the BRCGS certification scheme by the Certification Body head office.

The rating system is contingent upon demonstrated excellence in:

  • Quality of written audit reports, reviewed on a sample basis
  • Compliance to protocols: How audits are conducted and reported
  • Auditor registration and compliance relating to training, experience and competence requirements
  • Speed of uploading audit data to the BRCGS Directory
  • Communication with the BRCGS compliance team

Tessa Kelly, Operations Director at BRCGS, said: “BRCGS monitors its approved certification bodies closely through its comprehensive compliance program and every six months awards a star rating based on an ever-demanding set of criteria. We offer our congratulations to SAI Global Assurance on their top five-star rating.”

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