The food standard ISO 22000 is the only comprehensive and internationally recognized standard for management systems in the food industry. It is the quality standard for companies along the entire production chain - from the primary producer through the transport company to the retailer. We offer an ISO 22000 certification with which you can convince your customers and partners of food safety in your company.
While the HACCP, BRC, IFS and other standards only partially cover the food chain, ISO 22000 is comprehensively applied. With a certification according to ISO 22000, you avoid costly multiple certifications and meet the increasing demands of consumers for food safety.
ISO 22000 follows the content and structure of the requirements of a quality management system according to ISO 9001 and corresponds with the HACCP principles according to Codex Alimentarius.
With an ISO 22000 certification by TÜV Rheinland you can
Our experts at TÜV Rheinland welcome your questions and are available for further information on the ISO 22000 certification.
1. Pre-audit (optional)
Pre-audits provide optimal preparation for the subsequent certification audit according to ISO 22000. Customers identify their strengths and weaknesses early on and can prepare themselves specifically for the ISO 22000 certification. The auditors perform a preliminary assessment. They determine if and which requirements of the standard have already been implemented in your company.
2. Certification audit
The audit team reviews the extent to which the documentation of your compliance management system already corresponds to the standard. You demonstrate the practical application of your management system. Our auditors examine the effectiveness.
3. Issuing the certificate
Once all criteria have been fulfilled, your company receives the ISO 22000 certificate which certifies the integrity and compliance of your management system. Furthermore your company will be included in our online certification database “ Certipedia ”.
4. Control audits
Our annual control audits help you to continuously optimize your processes.
5. Certification renewal
With a renewal of the certification before the expiration of three years, you permanently extend your continuous improvement process. For your partners and customers, you permanently document the successful deployment of your management system according to ISO 22000.
The ISO 22000 is suitable for all companies directly and indirectly involved in food production in the areas of, for example:
The ISO 22000 certification is additionally suitable for all companies for which a certification according to local standards, such as IFS or BRC , is not sufficient. With ISO 22000, you position your company internationally and fulfill the global standard for food safety.
No. Until now the ISO 22000 certification in not recognized by GFSI!