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Food Safety

What is ISO 22000?

ISO 22000 is a generic food safety management system. It defines a set of general food safety requirements that apply to all organizations in the food chain. If your organization is part of the food chain, ISO 22000 wants you to establish a food safety management system (FSMS). It then wants you to use the system to ensure that food products do not cause adverse human health effects.

ISO 22000 certification demonstrates a commitment to food safety throughout the supply chain in order to deliver safe food products to the final consumer. The standard is operated within the framework of a structured management system and incorporated into the overall management activities of the organization, providing efficient integration and seamless compatibility with quality management systems such as ISO 9001.

The UKAS recognition for CI (UK) Group of Certification Bodies to certify ISO 22000 compliments the existing accreditation to assess organizations against ISO 9001 requirements and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP).

We work with a variety of organizations to provide assessment services in food chain sectors, including:

  • Poultry farmers
  • Food processing facilities
  • Food manufacturers
  • Food Warehousings
  • Food Transporters
  • Food retail outlets
  • Caterers
  • Restaurants

Benefits of ISO 22000

ISO 22000 assist organizations to identify and control food safety hazards in:

√ Commitment of ensuring food safety.
√ Increase confidence from stakeholders, customers and consumers.
√ Increase profits.
√ Ability to show control of food hazards.
√ Continual improvement of food safety management system.
√ Clear communication across the entire supply chain.
√ Traceability – identification of an organization’s impact on food safety within the supply chain.
√ Cost reduction due to more efficient system.
√ Legal compliance.

Contact us today to find out how CI International & CI (UK) can help your organization regards ISO 22000 certification.

Click here to download Application Questionnaire for certification application.