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EN ISO 22000:2018 - Food safety management

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Food Safety Management Systems - Requirements

International standard ISO 22000 "Food safety management systems – Requirements for any organization in the food chain“ is adapted for organization in food chain, which want to guarantee its consumers, that their products are made in compliance with above standard requirements for food safety.

All activities, from agricultural basic industry over manufacturing industry, distribution to final sale of groceries (food-stuff) or dishes are considered as food chain. This standard includes requirements for food safety at food producers, further includes also region of agricultural basic industry, subcontractors, sellers, food service operators and caterers.

Structure of this standard is comparable with standard ISO 9001.

It is insisted mainly on system aspect, on HACCP principles and on subsidiary safety precaution like good manufacturing practice (GMP), good agricultural practice (GAP), good veterinary practice (GVP), good hygienic practice (GHP), good distributive practice (GDP), good sanitation practice (GSP), etc.

It is first food standard, which:

  • is internationally authorized, respected and acceptable
  • includes total food safety management system – over ranges HACCP requirements
  • is applicable to all organizations, which supply to food chain in any way supply
  • includes and maintain HACCP principles, formulated by Codex Alimentarius

Benefits of the Food Safety Management System certification according to ISO 22000

  • Meeting requirements of the most demanding customers (chain stores and supranational companies)
  • Demonstrating fulfilment of HACCP requirements exceeding minimum requirements given by national legislation
  • Guarantee of manufacturing process balance and thus also of a stable and high quality of services rendered and products supplied to customers
  • Demonstrating suitability, efficiency and effectiveness of the implemented critical points system by a third independent party
  • Increase in quality of the management system, improvement of the organisation's organisational structure
  • Improvement of order and an increase in effectiveness in the entire organisation
  • Optimisation of costs - reduction in operating costs, decrease in costs of non-conforming products, savings in raw-materials, energy and other resources
  • Reducing economic losses in relation to marking, filling and weighing accuracy, etc.
  • Increase in confidence of public and state control bodies
  • Easier winning of government orders
  • Compatibility of the critical points system with practice in EU countries, quick adaptation of Czech foodstuff manufacturers to requirements of EU.

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 ISO 9001
 ISO 50001
 ISO 14001
 ISO 27001
 ISO 13485
 ISO 20000-1
 ISO 22000
 ISO 3834-2
 IATF 16949
 ISO 22301
 ISO 17660-1
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