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FSSC 22000 Version 5

FSSC 22000 Version 5 Certification, Implementation by Consultant Girish Sharma

What is FSSC 22000 Version 5 Standard?

Combined with the ISO 22000 Food Safety Management standard with the Publicly Available Specification (PAS) 220 or ISO/TS 22002-1: Part-1 Food Manufacturing and other additional requirements or ISO/TS 22002-1: Part-2 Packaging Requirement and other additional requirements

FSSC 22000 is Fully recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI).

GFSI is an organization committed to benchmarking food safety management schemes with an aim towards fostering a convergence between food safety standards.

Why FSSC 22000 Version 5 ?

Current FSSC 22000 Version 4.1 will no longer valid after 1st January 2020. All certified to FSSC 22000 Version 4.1 must upgrade to FSSC 22000 Version 5 after 1st January 2020.

FSSC 22000 Standard can be applied to a broad spectrum of organizations of any size of complexity in food manufacturing. This program is designed for food manufacturers who supply or plan to supply their products to major food retailers or major branded food companies.

Those manufacturers certified against ISO 22000 will only need a review on additional requirements in order to meet the FSSC 22000 certification scheme. Any organization with an existing food safety program such as GMP or HACCP, can use such program as a platform and incorporate the elements of the combined ISO 22000 and PAS 220 into their existing system.

The organization willing to export to US and Canada shall have to be certified for FSSC 22000. The certified organization will be uploaded on FSSC22000 website which is an added credibility for food exporters.

FSSC 22006 Food Quality Certification is latest standard under FSSC 22000 certification scheme.

The organization irrespective of manufacturing or service industry involved in food & beverage manufacturing, food & beverage service, food & beverage trading, food & beverage warehousing, food & beverage transportation and food packaging, involved in Agriculture, Aquaculture, Horticulture, Fruits & Vegetables, Dairy Products, Meat & Meat Products, Fish & Fishery Products, Spices & Condiments, Nuts & Nut Products, Cereals, Bakery & Confectionery, Restaurants, Hotels, Fast Food Operations can benefit of certification and implementation FSSC 22000:2010 Food Safety Management System such as

  • Organizational commitment towards  Food Safety
  • develop internal system about Food Safety Hazard and Risk from process and product
  • Develop Food Safety Monitoring Plan covering stages of inspections required to control manufacturing or service delivery process to eliminate, reduce or control health hazards and food safety risks from physical, chemical & microbiological contamination.
  • Increase consumer confidence, community faith and stake holder confidence
  • Reduce legal obligation related to product, service delivery such as Food Safety and Standards FSSAI Act, FSS Rules, Food Safety & Standard Rules.
  • Global market access in terms of export and global recognition
  • Independent of personal competency and high reliability on Food Safety Management System.
  • Reduce Product Recall, Reduce Product Withdrawal, Reduce Non-Conformances, Reduce re-process, Reduce Legal Non-Compliances,
  • Legal Compliance of Schedule 4 Compliance of FSSAI, FSSAI license conditions, FSSAI Inspection
  • Pre-Requisite Program, Operational PRP, Hazard Risk Evaluation, CCP Determination, HACCP Plan, Validation Plan, Verification Plan
  • Food Safety concerned organizational approach
  • Reduce Legal Obligation and compliance inspections. 

How addwise can help you?

Current FSSC 22000 Version 4.1 will no longer valid after 1st January 2020. All certified to FSSC 22000 Version 4.1 must upgrade to FSSC 22000 Version 5 after 1st January 2020.

addwise can help you establish system according to FSSC 22000 Version 5 Food Safety Management System  Requirements. addwise have profession method of implementing FSSC 22000 requirement. The activity time line for achieving FSSC 22000 certification is as follows:

Road Map for Documentation, Implementation and training for FSSC 22000:2010 (Food Safety & Standard Certification) Consultancy

  • Gap Analysis, Food Safety Policy, Food Safety Objectives
  • Determining role, responsibility and authorities, Identify and assemble core group, Appointment of Team Leader
  • Management System Documentation: Level 1 to Level 4, Pre-Requisite Program, Operational PRPs, Hazard Evaluation, Critical Control Point, HACCP Plan, Food Safety Plan, Validation Plan, Verification Plan.
  • Awareness Training to Core Group and identified staff
  • Internal Auditors Training to Core Group and Conduct of Internal Audit
  • Conduct of Management Review Meeting
  • Application to Certification Body
  • Final Certification Audit – end of project

addwise can help you develop, implement FSSC 22000 system and attain FSSC 22000 certification from reputed certification body. addwise is preferred consultancy organization by reputed certification bodies.

addwise is the only Approved Food Safety FSSC 22000 Consultant in Gujarat. addwise have successfully completed more than 100 projects for FSSC 22000 certification consultancy.

Benefits of addwise FSSC 22000 projects execution:

  • One to One & personal attention rather than pure professional approach.
  • 100% client retained till today.
  • In-time project completion for all the projects handled till today.
  • Team includes Lead Auditors, industry experts and Government QCI & FSSAI Approved Consultants.
  • We don’t make client follow up for their project rather we follow up client for project execution.
  • Client services for LIFE TIME not only up to project completion.
  • Hence 100% client satisfactions at all the times.
  • addwise believes that implementation of system is more important than no. of visit.
  • Confidentiality is strictly maintained during and after implementation of project.

Companies Benefited by Addwise Consultancy on FSSC 22000 ?

Team addwise have Food Safety Qualified professionals, FSSC 22000 Lead Auditors who have audited FSSC 22000 systems in more than 550 organization covering manufacturing and service industries of varied size and complexity in India, Ethiopia, Kuwait, Qatar, Dubai, Nepal, Bhutan and Middle East.

Team addwise includes legal experts on food safety laws, rules and regulations, helps organisation comply with. Team addwise includes QCI Approved and FSSAI Approved FSSC 22000 Food Safety Management System Consultant.

addwise client list for FSSC 22000

Cargill India, EID Perry, Zydus Cadila Group, Havmor Ice Cream Limited, Cera Sanitaryware Ltd, Somany Ceramics Ltd, Sayaji Ingritech, Gujarat Ambuja, Maize Group, Kalpesh Corporation, Kumar Industries,  etc.

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FSSC 22000 Training

addwise offers following trainings for FSSC 22000 Version 5 Food Safety Management System


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FSSC 22000 – Awareness Training




FSSC 22000  – Awareness Training




FSSC 22000  – Internal Auditor Training




FSSC 22000  – Internal Auditor Training



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