ISO 22000:2005 – FOOD SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
ISO 22000 is an international standard that defines the requirements of a food safety management system covering all organizations in the food chain from “farm to fork”. The standard combines generally recognized key elements to ensure food safety along the food chain, including:
Continual improvement and updating of the food safety management system
ISO 22000 is a truly international standard suitable for any business in the entire food chain, including inter-related organizations such as producers of equipment, packaging material, cleaning agents, additives and ingredients.
ISO 22000:2005 is also for companies seeking to integrate their quality management system, for example ISO 9001:2000, and their food safety management system.
Certifying your food management system against the requirements of ISO 22000:2005 will bring the following benefits to your organization:
Enables communication about hazards with partners in the supply chain