FSSC 22000 is a combination of ISO 22000 (Food Safety Management System requirements), ISO/TS 22003-1 pre-requisite programs on food safety part-1 for food industries and packaging, and PAS 223 prerequisite for packaging and packaging materials. Since 2010, FSSC 22000 is fully recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and is based on existing ISO standards. The GFSI is an organization committed to benchmarking food safety management schemes with an aim towards fostering a convergence between food safety standards. FSSC 22000 v6 launched in April 2023. The new version of the certification will bring significant changes which will impact food production companies.
FSSC 22000 v6 developed for the certification of food safety systems of organizations in the food chain that process or manufacture animal products, perishable vegetable products, products with a long shelf-life, (other) food ingredients like additives, vitamins, bio-cultures and food packaging material manufacturing.
Punyam.com is the largest and the best consultant for FSSC 22000 certification in India. The FSSC 22000 certification (Version 6) includes step-by-step implementation of the food safety system within the food organizations, food safety training for awareness as well as auditing and preparing documentation for FSSC 22000 certification. The ISO FSSC 22000 (Version 6) Certificate is issued by globally recognized Certifying Body, which is accredited to provide certificate under the FSSC 22000. The FSSC 22000 certificate is issued for the period of 3 years after successful completion of pre-assessment and registration (final) assessment. Surveillance audits are conducted by the Certifying Body within the period of 3 years, at the intervals of 6 months, 9 months or 12 months depending upon the nature and size of the organization. Upon completion of 3 years, renewal audit is done for new 3 year- cycle. The minimum one surveillance audit will be unannounced audit.
For FSSC 22000 certification and other foods safety standard certification, Punyam is having a team of experienced food standard consultants who have implemented the food safety system for more than 100 satisfied clients across India.
Following are the key steps for FSSC 22000 Consultancy (Version 6) in India, which is followed by Punyam.com while implementation of food safety system for FSSC 22000 certification: