FSSC 22000

The FSSC 22000 – Food Safety System Certification 22000

Our consultants will accompany you to FSSC 22000 certification. Designed for food safety auditing and certification throughout the supply chain, FSSC 22000 is owned and managed by the Foundation for Food Safety Certification is recognized worldwide by GFSI and many other international organizations related to trade and food security.


FSSC 22000 is used to verify and certify food safety management systems of food chain organizations that process or manufacture products:

  • Perishable of animal or vegetable origin (meat products, poultry, eggs, milk and fish, fruit, fruit juice or fresh or canned vegetables);
  • Long-term preservation at room temperature (canned products, biscuits, snacks, oil, drinking water, beverages, pasta, flour, sugar, salt);
  • (bio) chemicals (vitamins, additives and bicultures, excluding technical and technological additives);
  • food packaging (in direct or indirect contact with food).

    FSSC 22000 also covers on-site transport and storage, if it takes place as part of the operation (eg cheese ripening).

Advantages of the FSSC 22000 Certification Protocol

  • Uses existing independent international standards (based on ISO standards and recognized by GFSI);
  • Extensive scope of application in the food industry (including slaughter and feedingstuffs);
  • Approval and involvement of stakeholders (industry, distribution);
  • Extensive and rigorous level of food safety audits;
  • Independent Management Protocol and Transparency;
  • Nonprofit Management by the Foundation for Food Safety Certifcation