FMS globally recognized as the standard for controlling food safety hazards.
It demonstrate the structured framework of management system incorporated in all the process of an organization. The prima facie objective of this standard is to harmonize on a global level the requirements for food safety management for businesses within the food chain. It specifies the regulatory & statutory obligations related to food safety & requires an organization to meet through its food safety management system (if applicable).
This International Standard specifies the requirements for a food safety management system that combines the following generally recognized key elements to ensure food safety along the food chain, up to the point of final consumption :
- Interactive communication
- System management
- Prerequisite programmes
- HACCP principles
USAS provides the accreditation to deliver the ISO 22000:2005 certificate in conformity of the
- ISO 17021-1:2015 - Conformity assessment —Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of management systems and
- ISO/TS 22003-2015 - Food Safety Management System – Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of food safety management system
Benefits Of USAS Accreditation
Accreditation by a recognized and respected board such as USAS provides independent verification that certification bodies are competent enough & comply with industry and/or international standards.
USAS assesses and accredits management systems of certification bodies that demonstrate competence to audit and certify organizations and conform with the international standard for certification bodies.
USAS accreditation provides a significant advantage to the organization, who strives to meet the regulatory requirements of international standards to improve their business process & delivery of services for the customer satisfaction.
With the help of USAS accreditation certification bodies are able to fosters confidence and acceptance of the certification body’s certifications by end users in the public and private sectors.