FSSC 22000 (PAS 220) certification:
FSSC 22000, this certification is based on ISO 22000 and PAS 220 for food manufacturers & suppliers.
It is developed for the certification of food safety systems of food manufacturers that process or manufacture animal products, perishable vegetal products, products with a long shelf life and (other) food ingredients like additives, vitamins and bio-cultures.
BENEFITS FROM FSSC 22000:-
Customer satisfaction - through delivery of products that consistently meet customer requirements including quality, safety and legality
Reduced operating costs - through continual improvement of processes and resulting operational efficiencies
Operational efficiencies - by integrating pre-requisite programs (PRP’s & OPRP’s), HACCP with the Plan-Do-Check-Act philosophies of ISO 9001 to increase the effectiveness of the Food Safety Management System
Improved stakeholder relationships - including staff, customers and suppliers
Legal compliance - by understanding how statutory and regulatory requirements impact the organization and its customers and testing compliance through internal audits and management reviews
Improved risk management - through greater consistency and traceability of product
Proven business credentials - through independent verification against recognized standards
Ability to win more business - particularly where procurement specifications require certification as a condition to supply