BSI, the business standards company, has received official global accreditation status from the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) to certify organisations to the revised international standard for food safety management, ISO 22000:2018 Food safety management systems – requirements for any organization in the food chain.
To gain accredited status to certify organisations, BSI’s migration process and internal auditor training to the revised standard have been independently assessed to ensure it operates at the highest level of quality and service. This assures clients that the certificates issued to them are both credible and impartial.
The updated version of ISO 22000, provides a framework based on best practice for any organization, from a small, family-owned farm to a multi-national food service outlet, to implement a comprehensive food safety management system. Crucially, ISO 22000 enables organizations in the food chain to:
Richard Werran, Director Food, EMEA at BSI said
“Organisations involved in the food supply chain are facing increasing demands to demonstrate that their management practices and procedures are of a consistently high standard, and to foster a positive food safety and quality culture. By combining the Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle to manage business risk with HACCP to identify, prevent and control food safety hazards, conformity to ISO 22000 helps organizations to reduce exposure to risk and improve safety, encouraging operational and organizational resilience.”
”Achieving accreditation to is a testament to the investment BSI makes in training our auditors to ensure that our clients take full advantage of the benefits of this new standard.”