NOTE: The current version of FSSC 22000 is now V. 5. Read about FSSC 22000 Version 5
FSSC 22000 v 4.1 became effective on January 1, 2018. Future certification audits will be conducted to the new version. The additional requirements bring FSSC 22000 into alignment with FSMA (the Food Safety Modernization Act).
Watch our 2-minute video for an overview of the changes to the requirements:
If your company plans to become certified to FSSC 22000, you will need to develop a documented Food Safety Management System. Not only is this required for certification, it is a crucial component of your Food Safety System. Developing a high quality, well thought out documentation will result in a more effective food safety system. This helps with certification, your company reputation and the bottom line.
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If you plan to conduct Third Party Audits, you will need Lead Assessor/Lead Auditor Training.