ISO 22000 vs GFSI (SQF, BRC, IFS, and FSSC 22000): Meeting Key Requirements

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Conference Date
Thu, Jun 23, 2016
60 minutes
Product Description

Learn about the ISO 22000 criteria for food safety management


Current food safety management systems, programs, such as ISO 22000, BRC, SQF, IFS and FSSC 22000, are popular and have some common elements and some differences. However, all these programs have their base ISO 22000 criteria. The GFSI food safety standards include regulatory requirements as appropriate for the countries of production and also destination. Development and implementation of the individual programs, procedures, documentation and management approaches are similar for each GFSI scheme.

The challenges companies face is realizing a logical and sequential approach for assessing current food safety programs against the standard of choice and then creating a plan for either development or modification of the existing programs.

This session by expert speaker Ron Vail will cover discussion points of current food safety management systems, programs, including ISO 22000, BRC, SQF, IFS and FSSC 22000. Ron will also address the challenges faced by companies in choosing a certification body and what factors need to be considered when choosing one.

Session Highlights:

  • The ISO 22000 food safety management criteria as basis for GFSI food safety schemes
  • An overview of GFSI scheme similarities and differences
  • Factors to consider when selecting a GFSI food safety scheme
  • Factors to consider when selecting a Certification Body to audit the GFSI food safety scheme of choice
  • Regulatory integration requirements for all GFSI food safety schemes
  • Advice on how to get started with development, implementation and management of GFSI food safety scheme
  • Insights on considering what GFSI scheme is best for a company
  • How the differences of the GFSI schemes will affect ongoing management of the GFSI food safety scheme of choice
  • How current USA regulatory environment and FSMA will impact GFSI food safety schemes and ongoing management

Who Should Attend

  • Corporate and facility food safety managers
  • Facility Plant Manager
  • QA and Department Managers
  • Supervisors and lead personnel

Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.

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About Our Speaker

Ron Vail - Food Safety Preventive Control Expert

Ron Vail is a recently certified Lead Instructor for Food Safety Preventive Controls for Human Food. He has over 35 years of experience in the food industry and has held positions in Quality, Manufacturing and Procurement. Ron graduated from Colorado State University in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and began his food career with AIB as a Field Inspector. His career progressed through the food...   More Info
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