Food safety is a global concern. Past events have demonstrated that weak food controls can dramatically impact our day to day lives and turn the fortunes of successful companies around.
Pressure from consumers, ecological associations and governmental bodies is now driving the whole food supply chain to implement safer food management systems based on the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP). It resulted in the ISO 22000 standard which intends to define the food safety management requirements for companies that need to meet and exceed food safety regulations all over the world. One standard that encompasses all the consumer and market needs. It speeds and simplifies processes without compromising other quality or safety management systems.
SGS can offer audits against ISO 22000 alone or aligned with other food safety standards and ISO 9001 assuring quality as well as safety.
SGS uses only fully qualified auditors to assess food quality and safety management systems. SGS experience and understanding of the food industry enables an efficient and effective process from request to audit to certification. SGS results are respected and trusted around the world. ISO 22000 specifies the requirements for a food safety management system that combines well-recognized key elements to ensure food safety along the food chain, up to the point of final consumption:
1. Provide interactive communication, internationally and across the supply
2. Compliance with the HACCP principles – Hazard Analysis, Identify Critical Control Points (CCP’s), Establish Critical Links, Monitor CCP’s, Establish Corrective Action, Record Keeping, Verification
3. Harmonise the voluntary and prerequisite standards
4. Create a structure that’s aligned with ISO 9001:2000
5. System management
6. Process control
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