Perry Johnson Registrars Food Safety, Inc. Joins GRMA as Partner Certification Body

March 6, 2019

The Global Retailer and Manufacturer Alliance, Inc. (GRMA) is excited to announce the approval of a Partner Certification Body: Perry Johnson Registrars Food Safety, Inc. for Over-the-Counter Drug, Dietary Supplements, and Cosmetic certification audit programs.

Perry Johnson Registrars Food Safety Inc. (PJRFSI) has a demonstrated history of providing value-added food safety certifications to clients with a track record of rigor and consistency throughout the certification audit process. Additionally, they are a certification body capable of executing a number of GFSI approved audit programs.

Terry Boboige, President of PJRFSI states, “We [Read more]

2020-03-09T20:37:05-04:00March 6, 2020|Press Releases|

ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) Launches Accreditation Program for Global Retail and Manufacturer Alliance Certification

ANAB Accepting Pilot Accreditation Program Applications from February 12-April 12, 2020

New York, February 7, 2020: The ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB), a wholly owned subsidiary of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), has launched a new pilot accreditation program for the Global Retail and Manufacturer Alliance (GRMA) certification scheme. The scheme focuses on a wide range of non-food product categories, including dietary supplements, consumer products, over-the-counter (OTC) drugs, cosmetics, and personal care products.

ANAB’s accreditation program will operate in accordance with [Read more]

2020-02-17T18:24:07-05:00February 17, 2020|News, Press Releases|

China Tariffs

Senior Customs Attorney Jessica Rifkin and CEO & Founder Ben England greatly appreciated the opportunity to speak and make new connections at this year’s GRMA Summit.  View the presentations below to learn how the current (and future) tariffs are impacting the three categories of the 455-Standards.

China Tariffs Presentation – GRMA

The Intersection of Customs with FDA and OGAs

Strategies for Dealing with the Trade War [Read more]

2019-09-09T16:37:11-04:00September 9, 2019|Press Releases|

GRMA Invited to Benchmark Dietary Supplement GMP Audit Scheme Program

For Immediate Release:

Washington, DC, August 12, 2019: The Global Retailer and Manufacturer Alliance (GRMA) is excited to announce it has been invited by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) to have its Dietary Supplement (DS) GMP Audit Scheme program benchmarked as part of their safe foods initiative. This will be the first Dietary Supplement Audit Scheme that GFSI has invited to start the benchmarking application process.

The GFSI is composed of the world’s leading food safety experts from retail, manufacturing and food service companies, as well as [Read more]

2019-09-09T16:32:53-04:00August 13, 2019|News, Press Releases|

2019 GRMA Summit

For Immediate Release:

Washington, DC, July 19, 2019: The Global Retailer and Manufacturer Alliance (GRMA) is excited to announce its Annual Summit in Chicago from August 5 – 7 at the Sheraton Suites Chicago O’Hare. The GRMA is a global nonprofit with members from most major retailers, manufacturers, trade associations and certification bodies. The alliance was formed to develop an auditing scheme that utilized consensus-based quality system standards for Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) through the American National Standards process in several Non-Food related industries. Each year, the GRMA [Read more]

2019-07-24T15:19:56-04:00July 19, 2019|News, Press Releases|

Global Retailer and Manufacturing Alliance Announces ANSI-Accredited Auditing Standards 

Contact:  Randall G. Slikkers, MBA
202-587-5647
rslikkers@grmalliance.org 

  

Newly-developed audit integrity program aims to help eliminate “audit fatigue,” redundancy and associated costs in the areas of Cosmetics/Personal Care, Dietary Supplements and Over-the-Counter Drugs 

WASHINGTON D.C. – The Global Retailer and Manufacturer Alliance (GRMA) received notification of ANSI-accreditation (American National Standards Institute) on the newly-developed 455 standards for Cosmetics/Personal Care, Dietary Supplements and Over-the-Counter Drugs.    

“These standards are an integral part of a ground-breaking audit system. They are the first [Read more]

2019-05-20T20:00:59-04:00January 8, 2019|Press Releases|