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FSSC 22000

Version 6.0


FSSC 22000 certification comprises of three components: ISO 22000, the relevant PRP specification/s (ISO/TS standards and BSI PAS), and the FSSC Additional Requirements. These requirements must be considered alongside the documents available for download. Updated guidance documents and Scheme addendums will be uploaded during the course of 2023.

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Additional documents

Relevant additional documents to the FSSC 22000 Scheme Version 6.

  • Changes Version 5.1 and Version 6

    An overview of the main changes between FSSC 22000 Version 5.1 and Version 6.

  • Upgrade Process Requirements: V6

    This document provides the requirements for the upgrade process from FSSC 22000 V5.1 to FSSC 22000 V6.

Guidance documents

FSSC Guidance documents are available to assist with implementing and managing the FSSC 22000 Certification, including interpretation of other Scheme documents.

  • Environmental Monitoring

    Guidance Document for FSSC 22000 certified organizations on how to implement environmental monitoring in their food safety management systems.

  • Food Defense

    Food Defense Programs shall be developed to reduce the risks from both internal and external threats in order to protect your customers.

  • Food Fraud Mitigation

    The relevance of Food Fraud has grown over the last years, not in the least following a number of food scandals that have led to reduced consumer confidence in the Food Industry.

  • Food Safety and Quality Culture

    This FSSC 22000 guidance document shows how the GFSI guiding questions link to ISO 22000:2018 and FSSC 22000 additional requirements.

  • Transport Tank Cleaning

    Guidance Document for FSSC 22000 certified organizations on how to include and control transport tank cleaning in their food safety management systems.

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FSSC 22000

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