Consultancy

Our Consultancy Team is widely recognised as being among the best in the Food Testing Industry. Our service is targeted at those working as part of Quality / Technical departments within a food manufacturing environment and for those working within an accredited or non-accredited laboratory environment. Our experts are also BRC third party trained auditor.

Our current customer base covers retailers, restaurants, catering, food, pet food & feed and consumer product manufacturers.

We aim to offer you a comprehensive and customised solution, working closely with you to understand your needs in Food Safety, Good Manufacturing Practice, Laboratory Accreditation, Management and Interpretation of Testing Results and Quality Management Systems.

Trouble Shooting:

  • Food Technology
  • New Product Development

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Technical Advice, Courses and Presentations:

  • Microbiology
  • Nutritional Chemistry
  • Vitamins
  • Contaminants
  • Allergens and Adulteration
  • Pesticides and herbicides
  • Food and Feed Labelling
  • Sampling

advice and training

Food Safety & Food Fraud:

  • BRC Food Safety Standard
  • IFS Standard
  • HACCP / TACCP / VACCP
  • ISO 22000
  • Factory Audit
  • Hygiene Management
  • Allergen Management
  • Risk Zones Management

Food Fraud

Quality Management Systems:

  • Continuous Improvement
  • Trending
  • Change Control
  • Document Control
  • Risk Management
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Audits and Auditing

Quality support

Management & Interpretation of Testing Results:

  • Shelflife
  • Dilution
  • Limit of Detection
  • Units & Unit Conversions
  • Legislation
  • Results Explanation
  • Correlation of Results

Management

Laboratory Accreditation:

  • ISO 17025 requirements
  • Preparation for Accreditation
  • Uncertainty of Measurement and Statement of Conformity
  • Method Development, Validation & Transfer

Laboratory accreditation

Supplier and Product service:

  • Supplier and Raw Material Approval
  • Product Labelling
  • Product Authenticity
  • Vulnerability assessment for risk of adulteration or substitution
  • Voluntary modules to meet market or customer specific requirements

Accreditation

Customer Testimonial

“I've had brilliant support from the team at ALS over the last 5 years, with Debbie & Andy becoming an integral part of our team. Advice, troubleshooting, training tailored to our needs, assistance with cooking validation, investigation of micro issues, following up on test results with our suppliers, and carrying out projects; nothing has been too much trouble.”

Large Food Retailer