Global food & beverages companies must ensure that their formulated products comply with regulations such as Food Additives, Standards of Identity, Labeling and Contaminants, etc. This also applies to their suppliers of additives or packaging.

The Decernis Scope for Food & Beverages includes:

  • Animal Feed
  • Claims/Labelling (infant nutrition, novel foods)
  • Contaminants (chemicals, mycotoxins, residue)
  • Drinking Water (approvals, materials, disinfection)
  • Food Additives (colors, flavors, GRAS, preservatives)
  • Food Categories (beverages, cacao, cereals, pasta)
  • Natural Health Products (dietary supplements, vitamins)

Our solutions provide a suite of products and services designed to support global compliance management in the food and beverage sector. These solutions increase the client’s speed to market and reduce delays:

gCOMPLY: Regulatory Reference Database

This global database provides 70,000 food and beverages regulations for over 170 countries and a number of topics for food additives (e.g. colorants, flavours, sweeteners, labeling), food standards (e.g. beverages, cacao, dairy, health claims), food contact and contaminants (e.g. mycotoxins, heavy metals, pesticides, veterinary drugs, chemicals)

gComply can be searched by

  • Substance (e.g. ‘Aspartame’ or ‘E951’)
  • Topic (e.g. ‘Sweeteners and Syrups’)
  • Text Search (e.g. ‘Milk’ & ‘Mycotoxin’ )

 NEWS & ISSUE MANAGEMENT Emerging Issues

  • Daily regulatory monitoring of food and contaminants regulations
  • Product recalls
  • Issue management
  • Global trends

gCOMPLY PLUS: Enterprise Compliance Systems

Specifically developed applications, based on client needs, can dramatically reduce product development time:

  • Red-light, green-light analysis to indicate the approval status and conditions of use of ingredients and additives worldwide; or the authorized level for contaminants in different commodities
  • Detailed compliance reports with e.g. summaries of maximum use levels by food categories; or thresholds for contaminants
  • Rule-based analysis of formulated products
  • Vendor assurance and customer & supplier management systems for ingredient acceptance planning and automated questionnaire support