ISO 22000 is an international standard focused on companies interacting at any point of the food chain. That is, from companies directly working with food to product packaging, bottles…
This standard is also designed for companies intending to integrate a quality management system and a food safety system.
S.P.G. certifies Food Safety Management Systems according to ISO 22000. This certification for food safety has become the world standard. This standardisation is getting most food businesses certified for ISO 22000. This standard includes all existing benchmarks (BRC, IFS, HACCP, …), which facilitates the daily management of companies within the sector.
Certifiying your company for ISO 22000 food safety management system, is evidence to consumers, suppliers and any interested party of the food chain, that your organisation:
- Plans, implements, operates, maintains and updates a management system of food safety aimed at providing products that, according to its intended use, are safe for the consumer.
- Demonstrates compliance with legal and regulatory requirements applicable to food safety.
- Evaluates and assesses customer requirements and demonstrates conformity with those requirements mutually agreed with the customer, which are related to food safety, in order to increase their satisfaction.
- Effectively communicates issues related to food safety to all interested parties.
- It ensures their compliance with the declared policy of food safety.
- Demonstrates, therefore, this conformity to interested parties.
- Cost reduction throughout the food chain.
- Its application facilitates compliance with the law.
- Improves documentation.
- Integrates the principles of HACCP management system compatible with the model organisation ISO 9001.
- Powers the PDCA (Plan, Do, Check, Act).
- Integrates all affected parties into better communication.
- Provides confidence to consumers.
- Increases safety throughout the food chain.
- Systematic management of prerequisites.
- Saves time and costs by conducting audits of ISO 22000 along with other Food Safety schemes.
- HACCP analysis system.
- You should cover all activities of the food chain.
- Maintaining traceability of all elements of the product throughout the chain.
- Communication to stakeholders (consumers …)
The certification process of S.P.G. consists of two stages:
The first stage consists in the analysis of the documentation of the quality management system as well as in the realization of an on-site visit to the client’s facilities in order to review the status of the organization, its degree of understanding of the standard/s and determine the degree of preparation of the organization to face the second stage.
The second stage consists of an audit visit to its facilities, based on a detailed program for its correct execution. This visit assesses the degree of knowledge and implementation in the different areas of the company involved with the scope activities and the requirements established in the management system.
Get to know the certification process in detail.