IFS FEATURED STANDARD: IFS Global Markets Food Certification Overview

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No TÜV SÜD Certification Mark


Voluntary assessment of management-system with written confirmation (no certification)

Basis for Certification (certification standard):

IFS GLOBAL MARKETS FOOD Standard in the currently valid version (http://www.ifs-certification.com)

Standard owner:

IFS Management GmbH

No TÜV SÜD certification mark is issued. Certified organisations are authorised to use the IFS logo according to the rules defined by the standard owner.

What does the standard IFS GLOBAL MARKETS FOOD cover?

The IFS GLOBAL MARKETS FOOD standard defines the requirements for an organisation's food safety processes. These requirements include, but are not limited to:

  • Implementation of a quality and food safety management system
    Planning, implementation, assessment, corrective actions
    Hazard assessments plus control elements
  • Resource management skills
    Human resources, facilities and equipment, training
  • Intensive planning and safe production processing
    Environmental, personal and process hygiene
    Suitability of packaging materials, machinery and vehicles
    Correct product labelling (allergens, correctness, scope)
    Systems for the evaluation of suppliers and service providers
  • Measurements, analyses, improvements
    On-site visits, inspections, emergency responses and control
  • Product safety
    Security at the premises, product protection


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