iso 22000 family - food safety management

the consequences of unsafe food can be serious and iso’s food safety management standards help organizations identify and control food safety hazards.

as many of today's food products repeatedly cross national boundaries, international standards are needed to ensure the safety of the global food supply chain.


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iso and food safety
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iso 22000:2018

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  • iso 22000:2018
    food safety management systems
    requirements for any organization in the food chain
  • iso 22004:2014 [withdrawn]
    food safety management systems
    guidance on the application of iso 22000

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the purpose of iso 22000

iso 22000:2018 sets out the requirements for a food safety management system and can be certified to. it maps out what an organization needs to do to demonstrate its ability to control food safety hazards in order to ensure that food is safe. it can be used by any organization regardless of its size or position in the food chain.

more information on the iso 22000 family

iso/tc 34/sc 17
visit the technical committee's own website for more information.

iso 22000 has been revised

learn more on our revision page. the new version was published in june 2018.

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cover page: food safety management - iso 22000:2018
food safety management - iso 22000:2018
with this free brochure, learn more about iso’s international standard for food safety management and what it can do for your organization.
cover page: iso and food
iso and food
iso's solutions for ensuring quality and safety in the food industry are the subject of this brochure which provides a concise overview of international standards available and how they can help.

useful articles

feeding the world with iso standards on world food day
feeding the world with iso standards on world food day

by clare naden

zero hunger is one of the ambitious united nations sustainable development goals and the theme of this year’s world food day. iso international standards are stepping up to the plate by demonstrating that they are valuable tools in achieving it.

new edition of iso 22000 just out!
new edition of iso 22000 just out!

by sandrine tranchard

with over two hundred diseases spread through the food chain, it’s clear that safe, sustainable food production is one of our greatest challenges. globalization of the food trade further complicates food safety and the new edition of iso 22000 on food safety management systems presents a timely response.

taking food safety to a higher level
taking food safety to a higher level

by ann brady

can we trust current food security systems? specialists explain why the new edition of iso 22000 is a timely response to the growing global challenges to food safety.