Food Safety Management Certification (FSSC) 22000 is a Food Safety System Certification that provides a strategic framework to manage food safety risks and meet the quality requirements for the entire food supply chain. Designed for the companies venturing into businesses of food and other food-related items, it gives a demonstration of the standard and safe practices. Beginning from the raw food material to the packaging and other materials utilized in transportation, the standard provides the foolproof guidelines for management.
Having acquired FSSC 22000 means the company has an efficient, safe and robust food production and management practices that are globally trusted.
What does FSSC 22000 Contain?
The FSSC 22000 contains guidelines, schemes and requirements for the auditing and certification of the Food Safety Management System (FSMS) or Quality Management System.
The standard encompasses international and independent ISO standards that are accepted for food safety and quality across the world.
ISO 22000 provides a common framework across the entire supply chain for multiple purposes.
Pre Requisite Program is the major component in the program. It is designed for multiple categories where each category has its own rules and requirements.
As per the industry, there are different categories as below.
The various requirements include:
ISO 9001 is a quality standard from which the quality modules are to be followed in FSSC 22000. In addition, there are a few customized quality requirements that are designed to ensure consistency, integrity, quality, management and maintenance.
Who Developed FSSC 22000?
FSSC 22000 was developed by an independent board of stakeholders from various organizations. It is now known as an independent foundation called FSSC 22000. It is a GFSI recognized standard that meets all its international requirements in the food industry.
FSSC 22000 is applicable to the following businesses and personnel.
What are the benefits of FSSC 22000?
FSSC 22000 Implementation Benefits
Acquire a systematic and proven strategy to effectively identify and manage food safety risks and hazards.
ISO-based certification model can be used across the food supply chain. Since it is based on the ISO model, you can easily implement other ISO standards with similar requirements.
GFSI recognition and hence, international credibility and trust for the food practices.
FSSC 22000 Operational Benefits
FSSC 22000 Organizational Benefits
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