Within regulated industries such as Food & Beverage, Cosmetics, Pharmaceutical and Nutraceuticals regulatory agencies such as the FDA , BRC and ISO provide guidelines how enterprises should manage their business operations to provide products that are produced to industry standards ensuring food and consumer safety.

The info-graphic below illustrates a number of typical quality control points regulated industries implement to ensure purchased ingredients and produced products conform to agreed quality standards between across the supply chain with suppliers and customers.

Image: take Quality Control testing points for regulated industries