ISO 22000 Food Safety Management

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”.

What is ISO 22000 Food Safety Management?

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, and their food safety management system.

The standard combines generally recognized key elements to ensure food safety along the food chain, including:

  • Interactive communication
  • System management
  • Control of food safety hazards through pre-requisite programmes and HACCP plans
  • Continual improvement and updating of the food safety management system

News: ISO 22000 Revision Update: The final draft standard has been published

The Final Draft International Standard (FDIS) of ISO 22000 is now available. This is the final stage in the revision journey. You can  your transition journey by identifying what you need to do to get your food safety management system (FSMS) aligned with the 2018 version. 

A key benefit of the revised standard is that it includes Annex SL which means it follows a high level structure (HLS) which aligns your food safety management system with other ISO management systems your organization has in place.

What are the benefits of ISO 22000?

  • Introduce internationally recognized processes to your business
  • Give suppliers and stakeholders confidence in your hazard controls
  • Put these hazard controls in place across your supply chain
  • Introduce transparency around accountability and responsibilities
  • Continually improve and update your systems so it stays effective 

Training courses for ISO 22000

Certified Lead Implementer Professional (CLIP) for ISO 22000 Food Safety Management System Training Course


5 days classroom based training course

    This 5 day course provides insight into the fundamentals of food safety requirements and its advantages. It provides an insight into how food safety concepts can help organization to understand the stake holders concern, and gain confidence that the quality and product safety.

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