ISO 22000:2005

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.

Benefits of ISO 22000:2005
  • Allows organization within the food chain to demonstrate their commitment to food safety.
  • Improved internal and external communication
  • Ability to show control of known food hazards.
  • Continuous improvement of an organization's food safety management system.
  • Use of the internationally recognized NSF certification mark.
  • Enables an organization to align its food safety management system with other recognized management systems such as quality (ISO 9001) and environmental (ISO 14001)