The consulting business is unpredictable and it is essential to be flexible and able to respond to the needs of your clients, new and existing ones. This has guided and directed us into expanding our existing expertise and entering new fields. These include e.g. issues such as residue control, plant health and veterinary medicinal products, both legal framework, laboratory analysis and enforcement. Best regards, Olafur Oddgeirsson
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Let us take care of your documentations. We provide all your needs for documents and/ or databases to enable your management to rest assure that all hygiene and legal requirements are taken care of. We prepare you for suppliers audits, legal audits and give you a peace of mind. For more information please phone or email us, see contact page on this website.
Director of Food Control Consultants Ltd
Graduated from Veterinary Collage in Hannover Germany in 1981. Dr. Oddgeirsson worked for 10 years for the dairy industry in Iceland establishing a new dairy laboratory and then for almost seven years as a senior officer …
The FCC Group
Food Control Consultants Ltd (The FCC Group) represents a group of experts providing advice on veterinary public health and animal health issues for the food industry (e.g. slaughterhouses, meat processing plants, dairy plants, fish processing plants, milk processing plants) and competent authorities. The FCC Group has furthermore expertise in the field of veterinary border controls, animal welfare, animal feed and veterinary medicinal products.
The FCC Group is able to provide assessment and advice on veterinary matters including food safety, veterinary public health and general hygiene issues. The FCC Group has extensive experience in establishing and auditing systems such as prerequisite programmes, HACCP and other internal control issues in establishments for clients both within the Member States and in Third Countries exporting to the EU market. The FCC Group offers lectures and advice to governments, agencies and individual companies.
The FCC Group was established in Edinburgh, Scotland in February 1999 as a limited company. Its activities have increased steadily as much in the number of assignments completed as in its expansion into new areas such as cost-benefit analysis, animal identification and movement control and databases. Food Control Consultants Ltd represents a number of veterinary experts, with extensive experience in matters concerning European veterinary legislation,veterinary public health and supervision in the food industry.
Some of the key services provided by the company are presented on the following pages as example. See also: FCC Blog
Animal by-productsMarch 10th 2014
Animal by-products, their classification, use and traceability are an essential part of animal health, food and feed safety.
Food Control Consultants Ltd has been working on animal by-products projects for some time and we are pleased to announce our ability to expand in this field. We have capacity to draft legislation, assess or amend existing one and propose procedures for implementation and enforcement. We are furthermore able to draft proposals for new animal by-products facilities and/ or updating of existing ones. Please feel free to contact us for more information.
New Service for FFC1. August 2013
Food Control Consultants has launched a new service for food companies in Scotland. Our offer includes and audit of your food business to verify if it is in compliance with your client's requirements or official rules. We will provide you with a report on your business which is confidential, owned by the food business operator.
We will moreover propose an improvement of your hygiene and compliance checks, the documentation and presentation.
If applicable we are able to provide databases for easy registration of your checks, either directly on you computers or on hand held devices.
For more information, please phone or email. For contact details, please go to the contact page on this website.
Foodseg16th June 2013
2nd FOODSEG Symposium was held in Bucharest, Romania from 14th to 15th of June 2013.
The main aim of the Symposium is to offer you a platform for personal meetings and discussions on the future in food safety research.
See more on http://www.foodseg.net/
Important NoticeMay 3rd. 2013
Review of FSA response to incidents of adulteration of comminuted beef products with horse and pig meat and DNA.
The Board of the Food Standards Agency will commission a review of the organisation’s response to incidents of the adulteration of comminuted beef products with horse and pig meat and DNA. The reviewer will report to the FSA Board and the report will also be made available to other reviews of the causes of and response to the incidents as well as being a public document in accordance with our commitment to transparency.
Important noticeMarch 05, 2013
The FCC is in the position to offer two new equipment for the food industry, a new slaughter technology for the artisan slaughter of cattle and an instrument for standardizing bacterial sampling of surfaces.
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Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Set Arsenic Limits for Rice ProductsFebruary 20, 2013
In response to a recent Consumer Reports investigation on arsenic in rice, Reps. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and Nita Lowey (D-NY) introduced legislation that would to limit the amount of arsenic permitted in rice and rice-based products.
Better Process Control School May 1st, 2013
Could your canned food products be vulnerable to contamination? By attending our Better Process Control School, you will learn how you can reduce your susceptibility and minimize your liability.
According to FDA regulations, each processor of low-acid and acidified low-acid canned foods, including pet foods, must operate with a trained supervisor on hand at all times. Similar USDA/FSIS regulations and training requirements are in place for thermally processed meat and poultry products. These regulations are designed to prevent public health problems in these types of foods. Our BPCS teaches the practical applications of the principles underlying these regulations.