FSSC 22000

Food Safety System Certification

Health conscious consumers are increasingly taking an interest in food safety. They want full assurance the food they consume is free of hazards. The food supply chain is now being investigated to bring consumers assurance in this regard. Several controls have been developed to cater to this rising demand and it has become mandatory for food organizations to comply with food safety rules and regulations. Therefore, implementing a food safety management system and achieving an international food safety certification is a sound practice and achieves consumer credibility in the global market place. It demonstrates your organization adheres to international food safety standards in consumer food production.

What is FSSC 22000?

FSSC 22000 Is an ISO based Food Safety Management System which ensures the supply of safe food and beverages. It is compatible with other ISO based management systems such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and other standards and can be integrated into a management system with them.

What does FSSC 22000 cover?

The implementation of a FSSC System helps an organization to effectively manage food safety hazards by continually managing, monitoring, validating and improving the system. FSSC 22000 is recognized by GFSI – The Global Food Safety Initiative. It is suitable for companies involved in farming, perishable animal products, food processing, feed production, food ingredients and food packaging material manufacturing.

What are the key benefits of FSSC 22000?

  • Reduction in food safety incidents and cost
  • Fewer errors and customer complaints
  • Continual improvement in products & processes
  • Competitive edge in the marketplace
  • Promotion of global trade
  • Risk management
  • Customer retention
  • Increased market reach
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Can be integrated with other management systems such as ISO 9001 & ISO 14001
  • Sustainable food safety performance
  • Improved overall performance
  • A systematic and proactive approach to identification of food safety hazards and development and implementation of control measures