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What is FSSC 22000 Certification?

The FSSC 22000 Food Safety System Certification provides a framework for effectively managing your organization's food safety responsibilities. FSSC 22000 is fully recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and is based on existing ISO Standards. It demonstrates your company has a robust Food Safety Management System in place that meets the requirements of your customers and consumers. Already, 15.000+ organizations over 140 countries achieved FSSC 22000 certification.

FSSC 22000 certification Scheme for food and feed safety management systems, is based on ISO 22000 Food Safety Management Systems - ‘Requirements for any organization in the food chain’, technical specifications for sector PRPs (For example TS/ISO 22002-1 Prerequisite programmes on food safety -- Part 1: Food manufacturing) and additional FSSCC Scheme requirements.

FSSC Certification Scheme Additional requirements:
To ensure an adequate control of food safety, specific additional FSSC requirements for the food safety management system are included in the Scheme. The additional Scheme requirements are:

1) Management of services
2) Supervision of personnel
3) Management of supplied materials
4) Management of natural resources (for animal production only)
5) Food defense
6) Food fraud prevention
7) Formulation of products (only for pet food for dogs and cats)
8) Management of allergens
9) Product labelling
10) Environmental monitoring
11) Logo use