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Food Safety Management Systems (ISO 22000, FSSC 22000)

The ISO 22000:2018 is developed by the International Organisation for Standardization (ISO). This standard is applicable to all organisations that are directly or indirectly involved in the food chain such as  food and feed producers, organisations  providing food services, catering service, transportation, storage and distribution.

Benefits


Businesses who implement the standard will improve their existing system by having enhanced process control, minimizing risks and maximizing opportunities, while attaining customer confidence.

ISO is updating this standard every 5 to 8 years in line with newly emerging developments and requirements.

The current ISO standard for Food Safety Management is ISO 22000:2018.

 

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FSSC (Foundation Food Safety System Certification) develops several food and non-food standards. The FSSC 22000 for Food Safety Systems is based on ISO 22000 but requires the compliance with additional technical requirements and a more detailed prerequisite programme (PRP).

Benefits

 

The standard for FSSC 22000 for Food Safety Systems is mainly implemented by manufacturers that are already certified against ISO 22000. These food business operators will only need an additional review against technical specifications for sector PRPs to meet this certification scheme. Food businesses implementing a Food Safety Management System (FSMS) in accordance to this standard will obtain full GFSI accepted FSSC 22000 certification.

ISO is updating this standard every 5 to 8 years in line with newly emerging developments and requirements.

The current FSSC Food Safety Systems is in Version 5.


Get Help

There are several aspects to consider when implementing and/or maintaining a standard. Professional and correct advise is crucial. Do not hesitate to contact Ulrich today.