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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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The food safety modernization act and GFSI Certification

FSMA and GFSI Can a GFSI recognized certification help your organization meet requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act? Take a look at the 5 proposed rules under FSMA, and you will see a significant relationship between what is being considered and the current approach of GFSI recognized food safety certification requirements. FSMA Proposed rules […]

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What is the difference between SQF and GFSI Certification?

There is often confusion about the relationship between GFSI and SQF or FSSC 22000 Certification. We will try to clear that up. GFSI is a global food network made up of hundreds of retailers and manufacturers worldwide. The GFSI organization determined which set of requirements would be essential to a good food safety management system. […]

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What is GFSI and why is it important?

The Global Food Safety Initiative, GFSI is an organization run by the Consumer Goods Forum. One of its main purposes is to benchmark existing food standards against food safety criteria and recognize those that meet the criteria outlined in the GFSI Guidance Document. The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is coordinated by The Food Business […]

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Major food chains and retailers require Registration

Food companies are being asked by many major food processors and retailers to achieve certification to a GFSI recognized standard. If you want to do business with companies such as these you may want to start preparing for certification. Our readers tell us they have been requested to achieve certification from: Walmart Target Krogers Costco Others Let […]

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