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Pre-audit– Certification FSSC 22000

FSSC 22000 Food Safety System Certification provides a framework to help you effectively manage your organization's food safety responsibilities. FSSC 22000 is fully recognized by Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and based on existing ISO Standards. It is useful for demonstrating that your company has a good Food Safety Management System in place that meets customers’ requirements.


FSSC 22000 is the result of combination between ISO 22000 and PAS 220 by Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). FSSC 22000 is considered to be equal and replaceable standard for prior ones such as BRC, IFS, SQF.

Training – Certification FSSC 22000

This standard includes the following requirements: 

  • Food Safety Management System in accordance with ISO 22000:2005.
  • Prerequisite programs in ISO/TS 22002-1 and the ISO/TS 22002-4 by BSI-PAS 220:2008.
  • Additional requirements: Summary of applicable regulations.
  • Technical requirements for services and human resource in food safety.

WHO USES FSSC 22000:2010?

Unlike ISO 22000, FSSC 22000:2010 was specially designed for companies in  food industry. This scheme is to audit and certify management system in terms of:

  • Animal products which are prone to damage, except for slaughtering and pre-slaughtering (ex meat, poultry, eggs, milk and fish products).
  • Plant products (fresh fruits and juices, fruit preservation, fresh vegetables, preserved vegetables).
  • Food with long expiry dates (canned products, biscuits, snacks, oil, drinks, beverages, pasta, wheat, sugar, salt). )
  • Chemicals for food production (ie, vitamin additives and biosecurity) apart from technical and technological assistance.

Training – Certification FSSC 22000


Obtaining FSSC 22000,  enterprise will be considered to have enough capability of meeting market requirements, improve brand image and competitiveness. Besides, there are some advantages as follows:

  • Satisfy customers through providing customer with safe and qualified products.
  • Reduce administrative cost by continuous improvement.
  • Effective operation by integrating PRP & OPRP programs, HACCP with the Do-Check-Act philosophy of ISO 9001 to increase the effectiveness of food safety management systems.
  • Strengthen mutual relationship of stakeholders including staff, customers and vendors.
  • Law compliance – thanks to the understanding of law and regulations, internal audit and management evaluation.
  • Manage risks: Building a FSSC System will provide your company with effective management of food safety hazards by creating an environment with safe products and a management system to continually manage, monitor, validate and improve the system.

FSSC 22000 Certification at KNA CERT

  • KNA Cert is qualified for pre-audit and certifying FSSC 22000 on food safety.
  • KNA Cert is a prestigious certification body with various nationwide  branches, which is useful for the quick process of audit and cost saving for enterprises.
  • KNA Cert is a gathering place of well-qualified experts and who fully obey the law to support your company.


  1. Does FSSC 22000 apply to all members in supply chain?

FSSC 22000 is only applied to producers listed in standard regulations.

  1. If our organization was issued ISO 9001, should we replace it with FSSC 22000?

No! FSSC 22000 should be considered as an additional standard for ISO 9001 but not a separated one. When enterprises integrate two standards together, it will be useful for maximizing their effciency of production and supply.

  1. If our organization was certified with other standards, what should we do to fit with FSSC 22000?

If an organization has been certified according to BRC or IFS, then organizations should have an analytical and review report on internal and external HACCP information systems, which should be attached with commitment from senior managers of your business.

In the case of an organization that has been certified with ISO 22000, it is necessary to implement a mandatory program that complies with the requirements of PAS 220 and to complete some additional contents.

  1. Should we train FSSC 22000 for internal auditors?

FSSC 22000 acquires competent auditors to conduct internal audit. KNA Cert provides pre-audit courses on ISO 22000 IRCA lasting from 3 to 5 days at your company or KNA pre-audit office.

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