With TAG as your partner, you can mitigate operational, regulatory, and reputational risk – while ensuring your food safety and public health practices are the best they can be.

About TAG

Led by former FDA Associate Commissioner for Foods Dr. David Acheson, The Acheson Group (TAG) is a leading global food safety and public health consulting team of subject matter experts. Founded in 2013, TAG’s reputation, team, and client base has grown year after year, continuing to add TAG experts – and expertise.

Even as we grow, we retain an agile business model – customizing our service offerings to each client, providing remote or on-site assessment, staying on the forefront of emerging trends, and adapting to the ever-changing landscape of business and the environment in which it operates.

The TAG Team’s combined 375+ years of in-depth industry knowledge and real-world experience will help you deploy best practices for risk mitigation – to improve operational efficiencies, ensure standards and regulatory compliance, and protect your brand.

Social Responsibility

Recognizing our responsibility to the world in which we live, TAG is committed to actively operating beyond our core business interests to positively impact the societies in which we live and the industries we serve. Key areas in which we focus are Food Safety, Science & Education; Food Security; Diversity; and Our Local Communities – leading through community service, science, and education service activities; cultural inclusion, and professional organization service/presentations

TAG Team

TAG Global

With long-standing clients with facilities in countries throughout Europe, Asia, North and South America, TAG can service all areas of the world through its international associates or established network of professionals.

We can help ensure your facilities around the globe are
held to the same high-quality standards to employ best practices and mitigate operational, regulatory and reputational risk.

TAG Global Posts

Each month, TAG holds a FSMA Friday webinar the last Friday of the month. In March, TAG Food Safety Associate Lily Yang and Food Safety Director Christopher ...
Increased Regulation Likely to Be a Hallmark of 2021 Last week, the Senate unanimously passed the Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education and Research (FASTER) Act, ...
A New Administration: The Food Regulatory Impact The new administration is officially onboard and moving initiatives forward at a brisk pace. What might that mean ...

HashTAG

HashTAG helps cannabis and hemp producers and retailers produce and sell safe, quality products – successfully. We work with our clients to assess programs and policies, conduct risk evaluations, ensure regulatory compliance, and help guide your success in producing a safe, quality product.

HashTAG’s team of experts bring years of industry and regulatory experience to assess and guide your business in growing & cultivation, edibles, topicals & oils, hemp, cannabinoids, vapes, and other cannabis products.

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HashTAG Posts

Gloves are intended to protect product intended for consumer consumption from contamination, but what happens when it is the gloves themselves end up being the ...
On June 19, Canada became the second country in the world to legalize the recreational use of marijuana on a nationwide basis – Uruguay was ...
2006:  E. coli-contaminated spinach causes outbreak resulting in 199 illnesses in 26 states, including 102 hospitalizations and three deaths. 2018:  E. coli-contaminated romaine causes outbreak ...

Latin America

Proveemos asesoría sobre las mejores prácticas en inocuidad alimentaria y cumplimiento con normativas y estándares para garantizar que empresas como la suya logren mitigar los riesgos de la manera más efectiva.

Providing advice on best practices in food safety and regulatory and standards compliance help your company mitigate risks in the most effective way.

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TAG Latin Posts

Regulatory Activity of Canada and Mexico Impacts U.S. Food Industry With all that is transpiring in the U.S. today, it can be easy to overlook ...
Canada has published its Final Regulations for New Cannabis Products: Edible Cannabis, Cannabis Extracts and Cannabis Topicals which take effect October 17, enabling licensed processors ...

TAG Canada

The in-depth industry knowledge, real-world experience, and former CFIA senior roles of TAG Canada’s team provide our Canadian and U.S. clients with a partner who is well-versed in the complexities and nuances of Canada’s regulation and cross-border protocols.

TAG Canada provides food safety best practices, regulatory guidance, and recall crisis management to help you more effectively mitigate risk, improve operational practices, and protect your brand.

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TAG Canada Posts

Gloves are intended to protect product intended for consumer consumption from contamination, but what happens when it is the gloves themselves end up being the ...
Each month, TAG holds a FSMA Friday webinar the last Friday of the month. In March, TAG Food Safety Associate Lily Yang and Food Safety Director Christopher ...
Importing Food to Canada: Complex but Achievable Interestingly, the term import is not specifically defined in the Safe Food for Canadians Act (SFCA) nor its regulations (SFCR). ...

Industries Served

You will never meet a more dedicated and passionate consulting group than the TAG team. We bring decades of global food safety and public health experience in a vast range of industries to provide the expertise and guidance you need to achieve results.

Manufacturing
Distribution
Transportation
Retail
Food Service
Consumer Goods
Education
Insurance
Private Equity
Auto

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