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Overview

Ensuring Quality at the Kitchen Table

Whether you grow, manufacture, supply, or distribute, the safety and quality of the products you deliver is vital to the world’s food supply chain. The STARLIMS Food and Beverage LIMS solution provides powerful and flexible tools to monitor processes, manage costs, and ensure regulatory compliance, so you can focus on delivering quality products that your customers deserve. From raw materials to the final product, the STARLIMS solution supports complete product tracking and traceability throughout the entire product lifecycle.

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Have Confidence In Compliance And Best Practices

  • STARLIMS has been designed to help your organization comply with a wide range of different regulatory standards, including FSMA, HACCP, HARCP, GFSI, GLP, GMP, CODEX, European Law, and, 21CFR Part 11
  • Use flexible reporting functions that meet the complex requirements of and external customers, including production of Certificates of Analysis (COAs)
  • Access an entire sample history, display full audit trails, extract e-signature information, and much more
  • Track and manage analyst training and certifications for tests and methods, and schedule courses and re-certification
  • Create control charts, configure rules to track within the chart, and view the charts throughout the sample and product lifecycle. Automatically detect rule violations which can drive further actions on samples and tests. Advanced SQC and control charting are powered by Northwest Analytics (NWA)

Manage An Efficient Sample And Product Lifecycle

  • Automate routine food lab data analysis, sample lifecycle and complex calculations by eliminating the need for time-consuming manual data-entry and non-value added manual processes
  • Configure triggers, sample points, re-sample and re-test workflows. Link to open investigations through the integrated investigation module
  • Generate worksheet/list, result calculations and result specifications comparisons
  • Manage protocols, sample inventory, studies, pulling schedules, conditions and locations for both manufacturing and formulation stability studies
  • Ensure that all scheduled samples are properly collected and tested with the environmental monitoring module and efficiently manage sample points using visual floor plans
  • Create recipes and batches associated with recipes, and test them through standard QM workflows. Download the formulation management application brochure (PDF, 386 KB) for capability details
  • Outsource tasks with third-party (internal or external) laboratories, including an entire lifecycle to allow the shipment of samples to third-party laboratories for testing
More Capabilities

Manage Materials And Equipment

  • Store, manage and control all documents with version control associated with the workflow.
  • Manage the storage of samples and storage locations. Store your samples in hierarchical storage containers and view the contents of each level of the storage hierarchy
  • Manage suppliers of raw materials and laboratory consumables
  • Manage all laboratory materials, inventory items and consumables and its associated workflows
  • Track and document equipment, QC standards, calibration and maintenance events
  • Schedule equipment maintenance and calibration events, and automate alerts
  • Generate equipment control charts and monitor instrument variations over time