ISO 22000 (The Food Safety Management System).
On 1st September 2005, the ISO 22000 norm was issued – it has been a new International Standard aiming at food safety level increase, taking into consideration the entire supply chain.
The Food Safety Management System sets requirements for every organization participating in the food production and supply chain. The system introduces unified and globally harmonized standards of food safety and hygiene. The system combines distinctive features of both HACCP system and the ISO 9001 norm.
There are following benefits of introducing the ISO 22000 Food Safety Management System:
- Meeting Polish law requirements relating to food safety,
- Proper organization of the production process
- Transparency and comprehensibility of documentation,
- Clearly identified responsibilities of individual workers.
Moreover, benefits connected with being in possession of the certificate are as follows: increased prestige of the company and confirmation of safety, as well as good condition of supplied food products.