SO 22000 is a generic food safety management system standard. It defines a set of general food safety requirements that apply to all organizations in the food chain. Since ISO 22000 is a generic food safety management standard, it can be used by any organization directly or indirectly involved in the food chain.
It applies to all organizations in the food chain. ISO 22000 creates a harmonised safety standard that's accepted the world over. By integrating multiple principals, methodologies and applications, ISO 22000 is easier to understand, apply and recognise.