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FSSC 22000(Time:2019-06-11 14:44:03)


Source: FSSC 22000 official website)

FSSC22000 PUBLISHES SCHEME VERSION 5 on June 3th.The main factors that initiated the development of this version have been:
● publication of the new ISO 22000:2018 standard on 19 June 2018;
● transition period of 3 years for transition to the new ISO 22000:2018 standard as determined by the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) latest 29 June 2021;
● enable integrated management system audits for FSSC 22000-Quality;
● improvement of previous Scheme requirements;
● compliance with Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Benchmarking Requirements;
● compliance with relevant Accreditation Body requirements

According to the NEWS from FSSC22000 official website:

● Audits against the FSSC22000 Scheme requirements V4.1 are only allowed latest December 31st of 2019.
● All issued FSSC22000 V4.1 certificates will become invalid after 29 June 2021.
● Upgrade audits against FSSC 22000 Scheme requirements V5 shall be conducted between 1st January 2020 and 31st December 2020.

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