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BRCGS CERTIFICATION

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FSSC 22000 CERTIFICATION

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IFS CERTIFICATION

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SQF CERTIFICATION

what_is_gfsi_certification-01-1GFSI unifies and validates food safety standards such as BRCGS, IFS, FSSC 22000, and SQF, ensuring consistent and credible practices across the global food industry.

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CSQ CANNABIS CERTIFICATION
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GMP CANNABIS CERTIFICATION
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GMP AUDIT

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SUPPLY CHAIN & SUPPLIER AUDIT

FSSC 22000 CERTIFICATION

At ASI, we specialize in guiding business through the process of achieving FSSC 22000 certification. 

FSSC 22000: GLOBAL RECOGNITION

Beyond meeting regulatory requirements and demonstrating adherence to industry best practices, FSSC 22000 practices enhance operational efficiency by mitigating risks associated with food safety hazards, curbing potential costs stemming from recalls or rejections.

Addressing supplier and customer expectations, especially for major brands and retailers, becomes achievable through this certification, reassuring stakeholders about elevated food safety standards.

The audit process itself instigates a culture of continuous improvement, identifying avenues for refining food safety management systems. 

ASI Food Safety, LLC provides FSSC 22000 Certification through our parent company Kiwa

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WHAT IS FSSC 22000 CERTIFICATION?

  • Food Safety System Certification 22000 (FSSC 22000) stands as a distinctive certification standard benchmarked by GFSI.
  • FSSC 22000 harmonizes ISO 22000 requirements with technical standards outlining prerequisites, alongside incorporating select additional requirements.
  • For those already certified under ISO 22000, FSSC 22000 presents a unique opportunity to streamline processes, ultimately saving both time and resources.
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6 KEY BENEFITS OF FSSC 22000

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Compatibility with Other ISO-Based Systems

FSSC 22000, being an ISO-based food safety management system, seamlessly integrates with various other ISO-based management systems such as ISO 9001, ISO 14000, and similar frameworks.

 

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Applicability Across Diverse Industries
Its applicability spans across a broad spectrum of food, feed, and packaging manufacturers, irrespective of the size or complexity of their operational processes.
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Alignment with FSMA Requirements
FSSC 22000 preparation equips organizations to effectively meet a significant portion, if not most, of the requirements stipulated by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
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SUPPLY CHAIN ASSURANCE
FSSC 22000 certification helps in establishing trust among partners, suppliers, and stakeholders in the food supply chain. It assures them of consistent food safety practices across the chain.
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Endorsement by Major Global Brands
Adopted and employed by renowned global brands, FSSC 22000 becomes an advantageous model for suppliers seeking alignment with industry-leading practices.
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Global Recognition and Adoption
Enjoying global recognition, FSSC 22000 is embraced and implemented by some of the world's largest manufacturers and retailers, further solidifying its credibility and relevance on a worldwide scale.

ASI: FSSC 22000 SERVICES

Our expertise and comprehensive assistance aid businesses in navigating the complexities of FSSC 22000 certification, ensuring readiness, compliance, and a smoother audit process.

 

Consultation and Guidance ASI offers expert guidance, clarifying FSSC 22000 requirements and assisting in aligning existing practices with certification standards.  
Pre-Audit Assessment ASI conducts thorough assessments to identify gaps and areas needing improvement in the food safety management system.  
Documentation Review ASI assists in developing and refining documentation required for compliance, ensuring it meets FSSC 22000 standards.  
Training Programs We provide tailored training programs to educate employees on FSSC 22000 requirements, fostering a culture of food safety within the organization.  
Mock Audits and Gap Analysis Conducting mock audits helps simulate the real audit scenario, allowing businesses to identify weaknesses and address them before the official audit.  
Continuous Support ASI offers ongoing support throughout the certification process, helping businesses maintain compliance post-audit.  

THE ASI DIFFERENCE

By leveraging ASI expertise, businesses can streamline their journey towards FSSC 22000 certification, ensuring that their food safety management systems meet the highest standards, thereby enhancing credibility, market access, and operational efficiency.
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FSSC-22000 QUOTE

Seeking FSSC 22000 certification? Get a quote now to initiate the audit process and fortify your food safety practices with industry-leading standards.

FAQ ABOUT FSSC 22000

What is FSSC 22000?

  • FSSC 22000 (Food Safety System Certification 22000) is a globally recognized food safety management system designed to ensure food safety throughout the entire food supply chain. It integrates ISO 22000 (Food Safety Management Systems) and sector-specific Pre-Requisite Programs (PRPs) to establish comprehensive food safety protocols.

Who Needs FSSC 22000 Certification?

  • FSSC 22000 is suitable for various entities involved in the food supply chain, including food manufacturers, processors, packers, distributors, and suppliers, regardless of their size or location. While not always mandatory, certification often meets customer requirements and regulatory standards.

What Are the Requirements for FSSC 22000 Certification?

  • The certification requires compliance with ISO 22000 requirements, sector-specific PRPs (e.g., ISO/TS 22002-1), and additional FSSC 22000 scheme requirements. This includes establishing food safety management systems, conducting hazard analysis, implementing control measures, and maintaining documentation.

How Does FSSC 22000 Differ from Other Food Safety Standards?

  • FSSC 22000 is a GFSI-recognized scheme that incorporates ISO 22000 standards and sector-specific PRPs. Its scope and structure align with other internationally recognized food safety management systems, but it includes additional requirements specific to FSSC 22000.

What Are the Steps Involved in Obtaining FSSC 22000 Certification?

  • The steps typically involve gap analysis, system implementation, documentation, training, internal audits, pre-assessment, certification audit, and continuous improvement. Engaging certification bodies accredited to issue FSSC 22000 certificates is crucial in this process.

How Much Does FSSC 22000 Certification Cost?

  • The cost varies based on factors such as company size, complexity, location, consultancy fees, training costs, and audit fees. Expenses include initial implementation, certification audits, ongoing maintenance, and training programs.

What Are the Benefits of FSSC 22000 Certification?

  • Benefits include global recognition, enhanced market access, improved consumer confidence, compliance with food safety regulations, streamlined processes, reduced risks of foodborne hazards, and increased operational efficiency.

How Long Does FSSC 22000 Certification Last?

  • Certification validity typically lasts for three years, subject to successful annual surveillance audits. Renewal involves reassessment and demonstrating ongoing compliance with FSSC 22000 requirements.

Will FSSC 22000 Certification Address Specific Industry or Regulatory Requirements?

  • FSSC 22000 aligns with global food safety requirements and can be tailored to meet specific industry regulations, regional standards, or client demands within the food sector.

What Support and Resources Are Available for FSSC 22000 Implementation?

  • Several resources, including training programs, consultancy services, online tools, guidelines, and documentation templates, are available to assist in FSSC 22000 implementation and maintenance.