The food industry is in the news and on the minds of consumers, manufacturers, regulators, and investors, and there is a new era of food safety on the horizon, which will potentially change the food manufacturing industry, and the ways they are regulated and assessed. The introduction of the FSSC 22000 has ushered in a whole new approach to risk management and quality assurance. In this article, you will gain an understanding of the changes taking place and learn how the food manufacturing sector can benefit from the new process-based approach, and what to expect next.
Keywords: food safety management system, food safety certification, FSSC 22000, GFSI, food supply chain, LRQA.
Author: Vel Pillay, Manager Food Safety Programs – LRQA Americas and Cor Groenveld, LRQA’s Global Food Product Manager
Company information: For over 25 years, LRQA has worked extensively across the food sector, assisting with the development, formalization and improvement of food safety standards. Serving clients globally in over 120 countries, LRQA is at the forefront of emerging developments in food safety, and our experts are considered thought leaders within the industry. We understand the demands of the food and beverage industry and offer services and solutions to help increase your organizations performance and reduce risk.