What is ISO 22000: 2018 certification?

The ISO 22000 standard is an international standard for food safety management systems. Based on the food hygiene management approach of HACCP, ISO 22000 will minimize food safety risks and realize the development of a safe food supply chain.

A food safety management system according to ISO 22000: 2018 is defined as a management system that includes processes, procedures, and requirements related to food safety that meet the requirements of ISO 22000.

Importance of ISO 22000: 2018 certification

ISO 22000 certification is a valid international certificate, it is a commitment of the business in controlling hazards and ensuring food hygiene and safety for consumers …

The value of ISO 22000 certification can be expressed in the following aspects:

  • Demonstrate to consumers about food safety.
  • ISO 22000 is the first international standard to be deployed to certify food hygiene and safety management systems, to ensure the health and interests of consumers.
  • ISO 22000 certification as evidence of business food safety and hygiene in the field of food production, processing, and supply.
  • Improving the capacity of businesses in food management.

The business will start to manage more closely and effectively for the following issues: Management of input materials; production planning management; inventory management; production personnel management; finished product management; management of factory conditions; management of production tools….

From there, businesses will gradually improve and improve the efficiency of general management for businesses.

The ISO 22000 certificate can replace the Qualified Food Safety License.

Conditions for achieving ISO 22000: 2018 certification

ISO 22000: 2018 certification will be issued by one organization. However, to achieve this certification, enterprises must satisfy the following basic conditions:

  1. Factory conditions meet ISO 22000 requirements

This is one of the most important issues for businesses. Because when there is a satisfactory factory, it is possible to control hazards in food.

However, many businesses also think that building factories according to ISO 22000 is expensive. This actually depends a lot on the size and field of the business.

For example, investing in a freshwater factory will be different from investing in a factory in the field of transporting, preserving, and supplying fresh water.

  1. Adopt and maintain a food safety management system in accordance with ISO 22000

Having achieved ISO 22000: 2018 certification, businesses need to learn and build their own systems according to the requirements of ISO 22000: 2018. To put it simply, businesses will have to have documents, procedures, instructions … to comply with the requirements of ISO 22000: 2018.

If your business does not have the above team, you should find professional consulting units. Consulting organizations will accompany businesses in training, building, and applying processes and forms.

The result of this step is that the enterprise has an ISO-compliant management system.

  1. Conduct certification audits by a Certification Organization

After the business has a good management system. The enterprise has evidence to prove its suitability.

At the same time, enterprises have conducted an internal self-assessment of their own enterprises. Corrective and improvement actions are taken.

Enterprises will discuss with certification organizations the implementation of certification audits.

This is an important step for businesses to achieve ISO certification. Or is the ISO 22000: 2018 certificate.

Subjects need to apply for ISO 22000: 2018 certification:

ISO 22000 can be applied to enterprises producing and trading in food regardless of their sizes such as:

  • Functional foods.
  • The enterprise processes vegetables, tubers, fruits, eggs, meat, dairy, and seafood.
  • Enterprises producing pure water, soft drinks, coffee, wine, beer.
  • Spices production and processing enterprises.
  • Food transportation units.
  • Manufacturing and processing enterprises, restaurants.
  • Supermarkets, retail stores.
  • Food packaging manufacturing enterprises.
  • Farming crops and livestock.

Amiba Co., Ltd. obtained ISO 22000:2018 certification

With more than 30 years of establishment and development, Amiba Company has become one of the leading manufacturers of plastic packaging and complex film packaging in Vietnam. Amiba Company Ltd places key concerns on technology and innovation in order to provide high-end and comprehensive packaging solutions for our customers. We take a lead in a variety of innovative packaging including retort pouch, modified atmosphere packaging, stand-up pouch with zip lock, and other common PP, PE, HDPE bottom sealed heavy-duty bag, shopping bag, shrink film, agricultural film. And to bring peace of mind to our customers and end-users about the products we offer, Amiba packaging has successfully obtained ISO 22000:2018 certification.

With the strict regulations for an enterprise that wants to register for 22000:2018, you can be completely assured of the product quality and reputation of Amiba when working with us.

Amiba company’s products are widely used by ensuring quality management, environmental protection, and integrated ISO standards:

– It has been assessed and certified to meet the requirements of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) Codex Alimentarius

– It has been assessed and certified to meet the requirements of  Food Safety System Certification (FSSC) 22000

– It has been assessed and certified to meet the requirements of ISO 9001: 2015

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