Frequently asked questions regarding our expertise to help your business with regulatory compliance, or in preparation for a potential recall incident.

If you have a specific query that is not answered here please do get in touch, or find out more in ‘Why Choose Us‘.

Yes we do, in fact we were the first specialist x-ray recovery provider in Europe to obtain the approval to operate a Quality Management System which complies with the requirements of ISO 9001.

Read more about how AIS can help you achieve the governmental and retailer requirements of contamination and recall incidents.

HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point) is a system that helps food business operators look at how they handle food and introduces procedures to make sure the food produced is safe to eat.”
Food Standards Agency

HACCP is a food safety management system designed to prevent contamination during food production processes, rather than a finished product inspection procedure.

AIS can provide quality and safety assurance when a Critical Control Point has failed; we offer the highest level of inspection and contamination detection performance available and are certified to operate a Quality Management System which complies with the requirements of ISO 9001.

Find out how AIS can help you achieve the governmental and retailer requirements of contamination and recall incidents, or learn more in the White Paper: How to Select Critical Control Points for X-ray Systems.

Threat Assessment Critical Control Point (TACCP) deals with unpredictable outside threats to the food supply chain, with the aim of reducing the probability of their occurrence.”
Campden BRI

If your business is the unfortunate victim of a threat or attack AIS is equipped to assist you with product recovery and safety testing. In the event of an incident taking place (subject to it being a foreign body we can detect) we will be able to quickly – and confidentially – confirm whether your product is safe to go back into the distribution chain.

Read more about TACCP in PAS 96 ‘Guide to protecting and defending food and drink from deliberate attack’.

We try to help the environment where possible by using a predominantly biomass-fuelled electricity supplier, all packaging material removed during inspection is sent to be recycled and only contaminated or faulty goods are destroyed.

To find out more please see Why Choose AIS?