Food Safety Management System

Food Industry is one of the fastest and biggest growing industry in recent times. With the expectations of consumers moving higher on the graph, their safety and well being should be a prime aspect of an organization representing this industry. Without Food Safety Management Systems, it is difficult or merely impossible for a firm to gain the trust of its consumers or even serve them efficiently.

An organization that beholds a certification for Food Safety Management System depicts an assurance that the concerned organization has implied appropriate Food Safety Management Systems to its process, activities which also include its products and services and comply to the Food Safety Policy and requirements prescribed under ISO 22000.

Any firm or organization, irrespective of its magnitude belonging or has entered the Food Industry has to work in sync according to the norms and maintain its consistency of facilitating safe products to its consumers.

Under the International Standard of ISO 22000, the Food Safety Management System is defined by the organizations that strive to safeguard the safety of their consumers at the time of consumption against all Food Safety Hazards.

What is Food Safety Management System?
International standards like ISO 22000  under FSMS lay down some rules and norms to which an organization irrespective of magnitude must abide by in order to control the food safety hazards and make sure the food is safe at the time of consumption. The Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points or HACCP will be monitored closely by the FSMS.

Benefits of Food Safety Management System

The Certifications under Food  Safety Management Services enable clients to record a systematic method for analyzing food processes, determining the possible hazards, and designating the critical control points. These steps are mandatory to prevent unsafe food from reaching the consumer.

Why ISO 22000 Certification?

ISO 22000 certification covers all processes in the firm representing the food industry that impact the safety of the end product. It prescribes the requirements for a comprehensive food safety management systems as well as incorporating the elements of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP). It builds and operates a food safety management system within a well-defined and clear framework that is flexible to your business needs and expectations.

Internationally recognized and respected by the scientific community as well as international food organizations ISO 22000 is the most effective approach to the manufacture of safe food.

Advantages

  • Identifies and prevents hazards from contaminating food.
  • Responsibility for ensuring food safety on the food manufacturer or distributor.
  • More effectively in the world market thereby reducing barriers to international trade.
  • Meets food safety legal compliance and corporate requirements.
  • Suitable for regulators
  • Covers the majority of the requirements of the current retailer food safety standards

More Specific Benefits

  • Products accepted around the world.
  • Increases the safety of food products.
  • Strengthen the confidence of customers and supervising authorities in your products.
  • Easy integration of the standard into existing quality management systems, such as ISO 9001
  • Dynamic communication on food safety issues with suppliers, customers, regulators and other interested parties.

Certification Procedure

The Certification Procedure is a multiple-step process. The certification cycle is described briefly:

  • Application for certification from client
  • The offer from IRQS India
  • Offer acceptance from client and order confirmation by IRQS India
  • Pre-audit (optional)
  • Certification audit – (Stage 1 + Stage 2)
  • Issuance of the certificate of successful completion of the certification audit
  • Surveillance audits at a defined period
  • Recertification audit after 3 years

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