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Hygienic quality of food technologies.

TIFQ is an independent Institute who's aim is to verify the implementation of the current legislation and to qualify the hygienic conditions of technologies and production processes. This certification concerns all materials intended to come into contact with foodstuffs, drinking water and cosmetics. Its purpose is to safeguard the user verifying the traceability of product manufacturing, the working process, and the correct criteria of import/ distribution of articles intended to come into contact with foodstuffs.

The evidence of hygienic-sanitary compliance is the TIFQ Certification on the finished product.

To issue this certification, TIFQ Institute must verify:
• That all materials and components have to comply with requirements established by the current Italian and European laws and standards.
• Hygienic condition of machines ("Hygienic Design"), including indications and operating instructions for the final user, in order to assure the proper hygienic maintenance of the products.
• Verification of the manufacturing processes, certification procedures definition for the different product ranges (guidelines for drawing up the Technical Document, all documentation necessary to guarantee control activities performed, including laboratory tests, if requested).

The main reference regulations are:
Regulation EC No. 1935/2004 regarding materials and articles intended to come into contact with foodstuffs (traceability, track progress, labelling).
Regulation EC No. 2023/2006 good manufacturing practices regarding materials and articles intended to come into contact with foodstuffs.
Italian Ministerial Decree of 21st March 1973 concerning the sanitary regulation of packaging, containers and equipment intended to come into contact with foodstuffs or with substances for personal use.

TIFQ Certification allows us to assure our customers:
• A qualified supplier able to demonstrate compliance and suitability of its products.
• The excellence of our manufacturing even concerning hygienic point of view, in compliance with the current Italian and European laws and standards.

For further information visit: www.tifq.it

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