Use the ISO 22000 framework to keep food safe, from producer to consumer.
By helping you improve communications along your food supply chain, the ISO 22000 framework will help you deliver safe and healthy food to your customers. This globally recognised standard complies with the Codex HACCP Principles and has regulatory approval. Using its Food Safety Management System will help you ensure the food you supply is of a high standard and free from contamination.
By becoming ISO 22000 certified, you will demonstrate your commitment to food safety to customers and other stakeholders. You will also introduce internationally recognised Food Safety Management processes into your business that will strengthen your risk management controls, and improve transparency and accountability. This will enhance your brand’s reputation, which in turn will give you a competitive advantage and help you win new business.
Our expert consultants will make the ISO 22000 certification process as straightforward as possible for you. This includes helping your business make any necessary changes to its processes.
Our 3-stage certification process ensures you get the help you need at every step. We can even create your Food Safety Management System Manual for you, saving you time and money.
Once you have achieved certification you will need to pass an audit each year. This is to ensure your business continues to benefit from the ISO 22000 food safety management system. Your first audit will be one year after you receive your certificate.
A QMS Consultant will visit your Organisation to review and document your current processes and procedures, highlighting any areas that do not meet the requirements of the Standard.
Now it's time to make sure any required process or procedural changes are made, as highlighted in the Review. QMS can provide templates to assist you in doing this.
Once you have achieved certification the certification cycle will commence. This is made up of surveillance and re-certification audits, one of which must take place each year, around the anniversary of your certification. These visits confirm your continued compliance with the Standard and verify the validity of your certification.
The cost of certification depends on several factors. These include your business sector, your annual turnover, and the number of employees you have. We will also need to know if you require any specific industry accreditation, such as from ASCB or UKAS.
However, we are committed to providing you with a cost-effective route to ISO 22000 implementation and certification. That’s why we focus on making certification straightforward. By spending less time creating complex document trails and more time building a risk management system that works for your business, we can save you money.
To find out how affordable ISO 22000 certification and implementation really is, just use our Fee Calculator and we’ll email you a bespoke quote immediately.
From your first consultation with our ISO Standards experts through to certification, can take as little as 45 days. However, this does depend on the size and complexity of your business.
Remember, we can normally save you time and hard work by drafting your Food Safety Management System Manual for you. This can also help you achieve certification faster than if you did it yourself.
For more details on what you need to do to gain ISO 22000 certification, please talk to one of our experienced certification advisers.
At QMS we are constantly updating our approach and process to meet the latest changes in how ISO 22000 works.
Mon, July 09 2018
In June we saw the release of the latest version of the food safety management Standard, ISO 22000. Find out how this change affects businesses currently using an ISO 22000:2005 Management System.
Tue, June 19 2018
The latest version of ISO 22000 Food Safety Management has been published, coming with big changes to the way risk is considered and to the structure of the Standard itself.
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