Legislation

ISO 22000:2018 now out

By Chris Malanda on 18 October 2018

The revised ISO 22000: 2018 Food Safety Management System Standard was published marking the beginning of the tree year transition period for certified companies. This is the first revision of the standard since 2005 and certified companies are expected to advance to 2018 by June 19, 20121 when the 2005 edition will be withdrawn.

The long-awaited publication of the revised 22000 is an important step; the stand is recognized by the global food chain and the certification publicly demonstrates a commitment to food safety. We advise companies to learn about transitioningpreparations as soon as possible by familiarizing with changes, mapping gaps and preparing for them. changes to their food safety management system.iso22000

  1. ISO 22000:2018 now out. The new 2018 edition of ISO 22000 is now out! The new standard provides dynamic control of food safety risks, combining the following generally accepted key elements: interactive communication, systems management, prerequisite programs (PRPs), and risk analysis principles and critical control points ( HACCP).

https://www.iso.org/files/live/sites/isoorg/files/store/en/PUB100430.pdf

  1. R638 (Regulations Governing General Hygiene Requirements for Food Premises, the Transport of Food and Related Matters) has now been gazetted. This replaced R962.

https://foodbionetwork.files.wordpress.com/2018/10/regulation-638.pdf

  1. R607 Regulations relating to the hazard analysis and critical control point system (HACCP system): Amendment. The HACCP regulations have been amended to include meat and poultry – companies have 9 months from date of publication (14 June 2018) to comply.

https://foodbionetwork.files.wordpress.com/2018/10/r607-haccp-amendment.pdf

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