ISO & FOOD
The link between ISO & Food
The world population is growing rapidly and many food products repeatedly cross national boundaries to meet our rising demand for food. International Standards help to address this challenge in a safe and sustainable way, through guidance and best practice in food production methods and testing, to promote safety, quality and efficiency across the entire food industry.
What standards does ISO have for food?
Of the more than 21500 International Standards and related documents, ISO has more than 1600 related to the food sector, with many more in development. These cover:
- Food Products
- Food Safety Management
- Fisheries and Aquaculture
- Essential Oils
- Starch and its by-products
WHY ISO 22000?
ISO 22000 sets out the requirements for a food safety management system and can be certified to it. It maps out what an organisation needs to do to demonstrate its ability to control food safety hazards in order to ensure that food is safe. It can be used by any organisation regardless of its size or position in the food chain.
The Management Principles
- Customer focus
- Engagement of people
- Process approach
- Evidence-based Decision Making
- Relationship management
Benefits of ISO 22000
- Demonstrate commitment to deliver safe food
- Compliance with the law
- Ensures control of all the processes in food manufacturing
- Improve the internal processes
- Provide confidence to the consumers
- Means of continual improvement
- Make industry more competitive
- Promotes global trade
- Disseminate best practice and innovations
- Facilitating access to the latest technologies
- Protects consumers worldwide
- Good reputation and therefore increased business
- Increased shelf life of products
- Good working conditions, higher staff morale and lower staff turnover
- Higher profits
- Less wastage
Standard at a Glance
- Normative References
- Terms and Definitions
- Context of the Organisation
- Performance Evaluation
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