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What is the difference between ISO 22000 and FSSC 22000?

What is the difference between ISO 22000 and FSSC 22000? ISO 22000 is not recognized by GFSI. (what is GFSI?) ISO 22000 is broad in scope. FSSC 22000 is recognized by GFSI. FSSC has a more limited scope. Current scopes included are: farming, perishable animal products, food processing, feed production, food ingredients and food packaging material manufacturing. […]

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What happened to the PAS 220 and PAS 223?

The PAS 220 and 223 documents were originally used along with ISO 22000 to make up the requirements for FSSC 22000 certification. They have both been replaced with ISO Technical Specifications. The PAS documents played an important role in GFSI recognition for an ISO based certification scheme. The PAS documents contained prerequisite program requirements for […]

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In the latest ISO 22000:2005 will (or SHOULD) we replace the old PAS220 with TS 22002-1:2009?

FAQ:In the latest ISO 22000:2005 will (or SHOULD) we replace the old PAS220 with TS 22002-1:2009? Answer: The PAS 220 is now withdrawn and replaced by TS 22002-1. To understand how it is used it is important to recognize the difference between ISO 22000 Certification and FSSC 22000 Certification; they are two different certification schemes. ISO […]

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FSSC 22000 is GFSI Recognized and Growing Rapidly

FSSC 22000 is growing quickly Over 10,000 certificates have already been issued for FSSC 22000 (end of 2016), and interest in the standard is growing worldwide. With many multinational food companies asking their suppliers for GFSI recognized certification, companies across the globe are pursuing FSSC 22000 certification. Read more   Recent changes include expanding the […]

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FS22000- The new way to say FSSC 22000

Realizing that FSSC 22000 is a cumbersome way to refer to the Food Safety System Certification 22000, the board of stakeholders has determine to use the abbreviation FS22000. The official name will not change, and the website is still www.fssc22000.com but we can all refer to it by the short and easy to say name […]

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Video Podcasts on the PAS 220 Requirements for FSSC 22000

View a collection of podcasts to learn about the requirements of the PAS 220. For more detail on the requirements of PAS 220, see these great videos provided by LRQA and presented by Cor Groenveld. LRQA Food Safety Webinar, PART 9, TECHNICAL from Alex Briggs on Vimeo. LRQA Food Safety Webinar, PART 10 TECHNICAL from Alex […]

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Popularity of FSSC and ISO 22000 is Growing

Cynthia Weber, president of www.22000-Tools.com states "Interest in ISO 22000 and FSSC 22000 is picking up as major worldwide corporations ask suppliers to achieve Registration. Our customers in the US and across the globe are telling us that they have been requested to get ISO or FSSC registration by their large customers such as Walmart, […]

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