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BRC Storage & Distribution Certification Overview

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No TÜV SÜD Certification Mark


Product certification in the meaning of the accreditation including management-system components / Voluntary assessment

Basis for Certification (certification standard):

BRC STORAGE & DISTRIBUTION Standard for Food Safety in the currently valid version

Standard Owner:

BRC Trading Ltd.

No TÜV SÜD certification mark will be issued. Certified organizations will be authorized to use the BRC certification mark according to the rules defined by the standard owner.

What the standard BRC STORAGE & DISTRIBUTION covers

The standard BRC STORAGE & DISTRIBUTION defines the requirements for an organization's food safety processes. These requirements include, but are not limited to:

  • Implementation of a quality and food safety management system
  • Planning, implementation, assessment, actions
  • Hazard assessments including control elements
  • Resource management skills
  • Human resources, facilities and equipment, training
  • Intensive planning and safe logistics processes (e.g. storage, transport, commission, freezing and defrosting services), including operational, personal and process hygiene, storage and distribution conditions (e.g. suitability of vehicles and facilities)
  • Suitability of packaging materials, machinery and vehicles
  • Systems for the evaluation of suppliers and service providers
  • Measurements, analyses, improvements
  • On-site inspections, emergency responses and control
  • Product safety
  • Security at the premises, product protection

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