ISO 22000:2005 specifies requirements for a food safety management system where an organization in the food chain needs to demonstrate its ability to control food safety hazards in order to ensure that food is safe at the time of human consumption.
It is applicable to all organizations, regardless of size, which are involved in any aspect of the food chain and want to implement systems that consistently provide safe products. ISO 22000 is a risk based management tool for the food industry in order to assure food safe for human consumption
Advantages Of ISO 22000:2005
- Control of food safety hazards through pre-requisite programs and HACCP plans.
- Requires that all Hazards that may be reasonably expected to occur in the food chain are identified, assessed and controlled
- Emphasis on preventions of food safety hazards of all types
- Continues improvement and updating of the food safety management system.