ISO 22000 Food Safety Management Systems


ISO 22001 Food Safety Management Systems Overview and benefits
What is ISO 22001 - Food Safety Management Standard
A food safety management system provide trust to customers and consumers about the companies Commitment and its capability to manage the food safety related risks.

The ISO 22000 series of standards standard has been developed with a collaborative efforts of ISO (International Organization for standardization) and experts from different food industry along with representatives of specialized international organizations, International Standards Institutions and in close cooperation with the Codex Alimentarius Commission, the body jointly established by the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Health Organization (WHO) to develop food standards.
Food Safety Management System is a tool specifically focused on the risk management and designed for the food industry in order to assure food safety to its customers and consumers. It specifies requirements for food safety, where an organization in the food manufacturing / 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.
What and Where is the application of ISO 22001- Food Safety Management System.
ISO 22000 is designed to allow all types of organizations (Small, Medium or Large) within the food chain to implement a food safety management system. These includes ranges from:
» Feed producers
» Primary producers,
» Food manufacturers,
» Food transporter and storage operators
» Subcontractors to retail
» Food service outlets
extended together with related organizations which includes
» Manufacturers of Food processes and handling equipment,
» Packaging material and packing manufacturing processing units
» Additives and ingredients of food supplements.
Another benefit of ISO 22000 is that it extends the successful management system approach of the ISO 9001quality management system i.e. processes approach along with HACCP.
Adoption to these standards changes the concerned company's approach from retroactive quality testing to a preventive work culture. Companies face strong requirements from legislators, customers and consumers to assure consistently safe production processes. A commitment to conscious risk management will be one of the main competitive advantages.

Why choose 3S Management Certification for your audit?
3S Management Certification is Managed by Professionals having deep understanding of Food Safety Management System for the assessment and add value to the Client FSMS. A friendly and open approach and without any bureaucracy has led to unprecedented growth and client satisfaction. 3S Management Certification ensures through Documented processes that auditors that have empathy with this approach are employed, they are trained on our own quality management system and our values for customer satisfaction.
Auditors are carefully allocated for the audit by their previous professional experience according to client industrial sector. This results in a practical, meaningful and value added audit, carried out in with mutual understanding.
3S Certification Service deeply believes that its audits should for adding value to the client organization Quality Management System, and not an bureaucratic exercise to "please" the auditor.

What is the cost of an audit to ISO 22001?
Unlike a majority of its competitors, 3S Management Certification pricing is based on standard provided by the IAF and that depends on the company size. For a fixed, written quotation however, we require a few more details. These can be submitted to 3S Management Certification via a short questionnaire or alternatively contact 3S Certification Service for more details. Quotations are provided without any obligation. An information pack about 3S Management Certification can also be requested by clicking here - or calling us.