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What is ISO 22000?

Essentially ISO 22000 certification proves your business has a compliant food safety management system. It outlines what must be done by an organisation to prove its capacity to manage potential food safety hazards and to guarantee the safety of consumable products. Regardless of your size or position in the industry, any organisation can benefit from this certification.

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Why Citation Certification?

Citation Certification will bring over 30 years of experience through the merging of Best Practice Certification and QMS Certification Services – two of Australia’s most respected accredited certification bodies. This proven track record in JAS-ANZ accredited certification services sets up Citation Certification to be your trusted partner on the road to ISO 22000 certification.

Maintaining a simple and effective approach, our continued commitment to business excellence and in-depth understanding of management system standards set us apart from the rest.

We work with businesses of all sizes and industries to achieve their strategic goals – think of us as your Business Pit Crew – we’re there for you at the ready to support you on your journey to success. And. we’re all about making the whole process simple and hassle-free.

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The Citation Certification difference

  • Feel at ease – our team is personable, friendly, local, and supportive.
  • Have a question? Need guidance? Clients can access our expertise.
  • Dedicated to delivering high-quality customer care.
  • Access eight complimentary online courses to help you prepare for your audit.
  • Citation Certification is part of the Citation Group. Access additional workplace compliance resources to support your business.

The team were extremely helpful and communicated with us throughout the whole process. They provided excellent support and guidance.

Got burning questions? We’ve got answers.

ISO 22000 is an international standard that specifies what a Food Safety Management System (FSMS) must include. It guarantees that businesses in the food industry develop, implement, and continuously strengthen a system to ensure the safety of food products.

ISO 22000 outlines the needs for interactive communication, handling the systems, the use of prerequisite applications, and HACCP system. It ensures a thorough approach to food safety by covering everything from hazard analysis to traceability.

Though HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) (critical control point HACCP) and ISO 22000 both have a focus on food safety, HACCP is a particular methodology within ISO 22000. The ISO 22000 standard covers the entire food safety management system and includes a broader framework that incorporates HACCP principles.

The foundation of ISO 22000 is made up of fundamental concepts such as interactive communication, system management, application of prerequisite programs, and HACCP principles. These guidelines make sure that food safety is managed holistically.

ISO 22000 includes the following four key components: interactive communication, system management, prerequisite programs, and the implementation of HACCP principles. These components work together to create a strong food safety management system.

Yes, HACCP principles are covered by ISO 22000. HACCP ensures a systematic and science-based approach to identifying, assessing, and controlling food safety hazards. In fact, it is a key component of ISO 22000.

The cost of evaluating your management system in accordance with ISO 55001:2014 requirements can vary.

The certification market is strictly regulated. Before we can give you a quote, we need to understand your company’s size, locations, and scope of operations in order to meet our regulated requirements.

We offer transparent, all-inclusive pricing. There are no hidden reporting or preparation fees.

Annex SL consists of 10 core clauses as structured by ISO 22000:2018 covering:

  • Scope.
  • Normative references.
  • Terms and definitions.
  • Context of the organisation.
  • Leadership.
  • Planning.
  • Support.
  • Operation.
  • Performance evaluation.
  • Improvement.

Each clause contributes to the overall effectiveness of the food safety management certificate.

ISO 22000 is intended for businesses in the food sector, such as food manufacturers, producers, suppliers, and distributors. Implementing ISO 22000 can help any organisation in the food chain ensure the security and calibre of their food output.

The goal of ISO 9001 certification scheme is to prioritise customer satisfaction while focusing on quality management across industries. ISO 22000, on the other hand, is specifically designed for the food industry and places a strong emphasis on the chain-wide safety of food products. Both have elements in common, such as a process-based approach and ongoing improvement, but only ISO 22000 specifically addresses the difficulties related to food safety.