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ISO-22000 Certification

ISO-22000 Certification

ISO 22000 is essentially a validation of food safety management systems applicable to any food industry organization. Obtaining ISO 22000 certification demonstrates to customers that your organization is committed to food safety. This ISO certification is crucial, as consumers are highly educated and demand food safety. It’s a generalization of the ISO 9000 standard.

Compliance with Good Manufacturing Process and HACCP principles constitutes the core implementation of ISO 2200. Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Plan is the abbreviation for HACCP.

Requirements for ISO 22000

ISO 22000 essentially verifies that an organization has implemented a food safety management system to ensure a clean and sanitary environment for food processing of any kind.

The following are ISO 22000 requirements:

  • Implementation, Maintenance, and Evaluation of Food Safety Management System Performance (FSMS)
  • An exhaustive list of prerequisites Control of Documents, Control of Records, Control of Unsafe Products, Corrections, Corrective Actions, Product Withdrawals, Food Safety Internal Audits.
  • Preparedness and planning for Emergencies
  • Compliance with HACCP food safety measures to identify, prevent, and eliminate hazards
  • The implementation of a comprehensive food safety policy by the executive level.

Advantages of ISO Certification 22000:

Harmonized, internationally-recognized standard for regulating food safety risks
Flexibility, allowing it to be applied to all organizations in the food supply chain, thereby fostering cooperation in addressing food safety risks.
Possibility of food safety and quality management scheme integration within an organization (e.g. ISO 9001)
Provides a framework for management commitment, supplier and customer communication, and the continuous improvement of the food safety system
Manifests an organization's dedication to food safety.