To achieve certification to the BSI HACCP & GMP Certification Criteria the organization shall develop, document, implement and maintain a Food Safety Management System that meets the requirements of this criteria document.
Certification is specific for the product range, scope of operation and the site in which these products are handled.
Structure of Criteria
The HACCP & GMP Certification Criteria consists of four modules which can be applied in totality or in part to achieve different types of certification, HACCP & GMP, HACCP or GMP (refer to clause 4.5) of this criteria.
Levels of Certification
Two levels of certification are available through the successful application of this criteria, Essential and Excellence.
Organizations meeting the requirements of the criteria will be awarded either a HACCP & GMP, HACCP or GMP certificate depending on the modules/clauses selected.
Organizations wishing to demonstrate best in class practice may opt to include the “Excellence” criteria in their assessment. Successful application of these additional criteria will result in an “Excellence in HACCP & GMP” or “Excellence in GMP” certificate being awarded.