ISO 22000 - Food Safety Management Standards Implementation BRC Global Standard For Food Safety

Irvine, CA (PressExposure) February 03, 2012 -- The BRC Issue 6 Global standard for food safety management was developed by the British Retail Consortium (BRC), UK trade organization that represents the interests of retailer. The BRC's Global Standard for Food Safety was created to establish a standard for due diligence and supplier approval. All requirements of BRC food safety are generic and are intended to be applicable to all organizations of any type and size provided. In most cases brc food safety certification is a per-condition for supplying to UK retailers. It has been adopted by organizations throughout the world. Third-party certification to the standard helps manufacturers, brand owners and retailers fulfil their legal obligations and safeguard consumers.

ISO 22000 is also used in the Food Safety Systems Certification. ISO 22000:2005 specifies requirements for a food safety management system where an organization in the food chain needs to demonstrate its ability to control food safety hazards in order to ensure that food is safe at the time of human consumption. ISO 22000 specifies to enable the organization to plan, implement, operate, maintain and update a food safety management system aimed at providing products that, according to their intended use, and safe for the consumer.

ISO 22000 can be used by any organisation directly or indirectly involved in the food industries. It applies to all organisations in the food chain. It doesn't matter how complex the organisation is or what size it is, ISO 22000 can help ensure the safety of its food products.

BRC food system covers a comprehensive scope of product safety areas, as well as the legal and due diligence responsibilities of both the supplier and the retailer. The key requirements of the BRC standard for food are adoption and implementation of a HACCP system, effective quality management system and factory environmental standards, processes and products and establishing process monitoring and verification system to control food hazards by scientific approach. By implementing iso 22000 food safety management system, any organization get iso certification or registration for its food safety management system by an external certifying body for conformity to ISO 22000-2005 standard. The ISO 22000 FSMS demands for hazard analysis preparation of haccp plan and implementation of control based system by scientific approach for prevention of hazards

The Industries ranging from primary producers, processors, manufacturers, food service providers and other service providers apart from product suppliers can be covered under this iso 22000 standard certification. These include organisations that produce feed for animals that produce food for animals that will be used as food. It also encompasses organisations that produce materials that will eventually come into contact with food or food components. It is a scientific approach to identify hazards and establish controls based on HACCP plan to control hazards and critical control points and it is a food safety with focus on prevention.

Objectives of ISO 22000 Food Safety Management Standard Implementation

• To ensure that the products do not cause adverse health effects
• To establish a food safety management system (FSMS)
• To communicate with your organisation's customers
• To operate and maintain your organisation's FSMS
• To update and improve your organisation's FSMS
• To evaluate your customer's food safety requirements
• To demonstrate compliance with external safety requirements
• To provide safe products and enhance customer satisfaction
• To export food products and penetrate international markets
• To communicate with your organisation's customers
• To communicate with your organisation's suppliers
• To ensure that you comply with your food safety policy

It is very important for any organization in food industries to get ISO 22000 certification. Global Manager Group - an ISO consultancy and training company- offers ISO 22000 documentation, ISO 22000 certification training, iso 22000 standards food safety manuals and ISO 22000 Procedure as well as hazard analysis and preparation of haccp plan.

Press Release Submitted On: February 03, 2012 at 11:24 pm
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