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M&S Product Integrity:

Understand the concepts and principles of product integrity

The M&S Product Integrity course is aimed at suppliers who have just started their journey or want to revisit the fundamentals. Delegates will be taken through the new M&S ‘Protecting the Brand’ Integrity Manufacturing Standard, and given an understanding of how the requirements can be met, including practical methodology, which could be used to carry out the required risk assessments.  Each course delegate will receive two text books “Assessing Threat Vulnerability for Food Defence” and “Assessing Error Vulnerability for Food Integrity

Please note, this course is for M&S Suppliers only.  Every delegate/company site will be validated by M&S before the booking can be confirmed.

Course content:

  • The outcomes and requirements of the M&S ‘Protecting the Brand’ Integrity Standard
  • Identifying claims and ‘at risk’ raw materials
  • Practical methodology for carrying out product integrity risk assessments
  • How to assess potential integrity threats in the supply chain
  • How to assess potential integrity errors in the factory
  • How to ensure your assessment is effectively implemented and challenged


Two days


Aimed at:

Technical Managers, Quality Assurance Managers, Production Managers, NPD Managers and Procurement/Purchasing Managers who work on the M&S account.

Assessment method:

No assessment, certificate of attendance

Certificated by:

Adele Adams Associates Ltd & Techni-K Ltd

Course options:

Delivery methods

  • Live Online Training using a remote trainer, available for open or in-house courses
  • Face-to-face classroom-based training at your site or on an open course

See what customers say about our Product Integrity course

Very useful course

Muller Logo

The vulnerability assessment & decision tree and exercises were helpful.  Very useful course07

Sofia Mauromati
Muller Milk & Ingredients
Course Attended:M&S Product Integrity - Getting Started

Will help prepare sites for audit

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The course will help prepare sites for audit and improve overall knowledge regarding integrity.  The group exercises and worked examples were helpful and also good to focus on the dairy industry [course held at Muller]

Really enjoyed the course, thank you!

Amy Chandler
Marks & Spencer
Course Attended:M&S Product Integrity - Getting Started

Will help improve existing systems

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Both days improved my knowledge and understanding of M&S COP and wider integrity subject

The extra knowledge will help improve existing systems.  Great course and participation from the group.

Michael Waine
Course Attended:M&S Product Integrity: Getting Started.

Very good training

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Very good training, very helpful, good learning outcomes.

Course Attended:M&S Product Integrity - Getting Started

Excellent overview

Excellent overview to deep dive into new standard.  Great explanations and examples.  Really enjoyable, thank you.

R. Wright
Baker & Baker
Course Attended:M&S Product Integrity - Getting Started

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