Food safety management

Food Safety And Management Systems

Management System Certifications for the Food Industry

Management System Certifications for the Food Industry

FOOD SAFETY Management System standards

The food safety management system (FSMS) or ISO 22000:2018 is an international standard designed to ensure food supply chain safety worldwide, enabling organisations to demonstrate their ability to control food safety hazards and ensure that food is safe for human consumption. The standard is applicable to all organisations of any size within the food chain, and is recognised worldwide by stakeholders such as regulators, primary producers, food manufacturers and packers, retailers and consumers.

TÜV SÜD offers food and feed management system certification based on the following standards:

• ISO 22000
• FSSC 22000 Food supply chain
• IFS Food
• BRC Food standards

 

  • ISO 22000

    ISO 22000 is an international standard designed to ensure food supply chain safety worldwide, enabling organisations to demonstrate their ability to control food safety hazards and ensure that food is safe for human consumption.

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  • FSSC 22000 Food supply chain

    The Food Safety System Certification (FSSC) 22000 certification scheme meets the requirements of the international food sector for an independent ISO-based food safety scheme.

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  • IFS Food

    International Featured Standard (IFS) Food is a Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) recognised food safety standard for auditing the quality of manufacturers’ processes and products.

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  • BRC Food standards

    Originally developed and published in 1998 the British Retail Consortium (BRC) Global Standards specify safety, quality and operational criteria for food producers and suppliers.

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Why choose TÜV SÜD FOR FOOD SAFETY CERTIFICATION?

An impartial food safety management system audit conducted by a reputable third party such as TÜV SÜD will objectively evaluate the effectiveness of the quality systems and procedures to ensure the production of safe food and food products.

TÜV SÜD has over 15 years of experience in feed and food safety management system certification and is one of the first certification bodies acting in this field. TÜV SÜD’s global network of auditors ensures that a formalised and structured approach is used for attaining the food safety management system certification without bias.

The food safety management system audit approach is consistent, regardless of the product or country of production. With in-depth experience in food testing, inspection, auditing, and certification, TÜV SÜD is globally recognised as a trusted brand throughout the food industry value chain.


THE BENEFITS OF FOOD SAFETY CERTIFICATION AT A GLANCE

Food safety certification offers numerous benefits to food businesses, their customers, and the wider community. Implementing a food safety management system that meets the required food safety standards can help businesses ensure that they meet the necessary food safety requirements while also improving their operations and protecting their customers.

By getting the food safety management system certification, you stand to get the following benefits:

  • Minimise risks and hazards – Ensure impartial implementation of validated and controlled manufacturing processes through certification against globally recognised standards.
  • Enjoy expert partnership – Exceed customer expectations and enhance your brand’s reputation by producing high-quality, safe products that minimise recalls.
  • Increased consumer confidence - By demonstrating that they have a robust food safety management system in place, businesses can reassure their customers that the food they are consuming is safe and of high quality. This can help build customer trust and loyalty and ultimately lead to increased sales and revenue.
  • Improved food safety compliance - By following the requirements of recognised food safety standards, businesses can ensure that they meet their legal obligations and reduce the risk of food safety incidents. This can help to protect the company from legal action and reputational damage while also improving the safety and quality of its products.
  • Improved operations and reduction in waste - By implementing a food safety management system, businesses can identify areas for improvement and streamline their processes to reduce the risk of food safety incidents and improve efficiency. This can help reduce costs and increase profitability while also improving the sustainability of the business.

 

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FSSC 22000

FSSC 22000

GFSI recognised safety scheme for the entire food supply chain

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ISO 22000

ISO 22000

Food safety management system certification

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IFS Food

IFS Food

Processing and packaging certification

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BRC Food Standards

BRC Food Standards

A global standard for a global business

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Hygiene audits for commerce and trade

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Food and Health Essentials
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Food and Health Essentials

Ensure quality, safety and reliability in the food industry

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