ISO 22000 Certification| Bureau Veritas
Professional certifications in the field of food safety - ISO 22000 with Bureau Veritas
In the past, special product and management standards, such as IFS, BRC, HACCP, DIN ISO 9001, were developed for individual sub-areas of food production in order to guarantee the way in which food is produced with regard to quality and safety. The ISO 22000 standard was developed in order to create a comprehensive and internationally recognised quality standard in the future, which integrates not only production but also all process-supporting companies, such as service providers, chemical producers, pest controllers, assembly companies and machine and plant manufacturers.
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WHAT IS ISO 22000?
DIN EN ISO 22000 is the first international quality standard for food safety management that places requirements on organizations throughout the food chain. The standard provides the process-oriented approach for the development, realisation and optimisation of the effectiveness and efficiency of a management system for food safety, taking into account the legal requirements and obligations regarding product liability.
ADVANTAGES OF CERTIFICATION THROUGH BUREAU VERITAS
With over 100,000 certified companies in 100 countries, Bureau Veritas Certification is considered the world leader in the industry.
Bureau Veritas Certification has been a member of the ISO 22000 committee from the very beginning, and we were the first international certification body in the world to receive ISO 22000 accreditation from DANAK and are also recognized by UKAS/UK.
Bureau Veritas Certification offers the essential advantage of integrated certification of all known standards. In combination with the multiple qualifications of the auditors, not only your expenses but also your contact persons in our company can be reduced.
Bureau Veritas is represented in over 140 countries. This global presence enables us to offer our clients the advantage of international know-how combined with in-depth local knowledge (such as language, culture, laws, customs clearance, etc.). Thus we guarantee the highest quality for our audits.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT ISO 22000 CERTIFICATION (FAQ)
IF ISO 9001 CERTIFICATION ALREADY EXISTS, SHOULD IT BE REPLACED BY ISO 22000?
No. ISO 9001 regulates the general quality management of a company (including marketing & sales, human resources, R&D, purchasing, finance). ISO 22000 focuses exclusively on food safety. Therefore, an integration of the management systems - basic requirements ISO 9001 with the requirements of ISO 22000 incl. HACCP system and active prevention - offers an optimal basis for structural, systematic and food safety relevant work equipment in daily business.
WHAT SHOULD I CONCENTRATE ON IF I ALREADY HAVE CERTIFICATION ACCORDING TO ANOTHER STANDARD?
Depending on the existing standards, the additional work involved in ISO 9001 may include risk analysis, the HACCP plan, the introduction of PRPs and the optimisation of internal and external communication.
WHAT IS THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ISO 22000 AND FSSC 22000 CERTIFICATION?
FSSC 22000 has been approved and recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) as a certification standard for food safety. The Foundation for Food Certification combined the standards of ISO 22000 and PAS 220 to form the new standard for ensuring food safety.
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