Raising awareness of the benefits of certification and assurance services


Food Safety Management

Food Safety Management

With an extensive range of food safety certification schemes, IIOC members provide certification across the whole spectrum of food safety management from farm to fork.

7 June 2019 is the first ever World Food Safety Day. Details about this key day and how IIOC members support safer food with their services can be seen here.

IIOC members offer certification under a number of standards and schemes. These include:

  • BRC Global Standards is a leading safety and quality certification programme, used by over 20,000 certificated suppliers in 90 countries.
  • FSSC 22000 incorporates the requirements of ISO 22000 and PAS 220 (replaced by ISO 22002-1) in one certification scheme for the certification of food manufacturers.
  • Global G.A.P. is the world’s leading farm assurance programme.
  • IFS covers a range of globally applied standards in Food, Logistics, Household and Personal Care, Broker and Cash & Carry/Wholesale.
  • ISO 22000 The ISO 22000 family of International Standards addresses food safety management.
  • SQF food safety scheme administered by the Food Marketing Institute.
  • GFSI – One of the Global Food Safety Initiative’s key activities is the benchmarking and recognition of food certification schemes, providing another level of assurance for consumers, retailers and other stakeholders.

IIOC members’ information on food safety management accredited certification

BSI gives details on their food certification services, including ISO 22000 Food Safety Management and RSPO for Sustainable Palm Oil.

Bureau Veritas offers a wide range of certification services that will help meet growing requirements and meet the challenge of delivering higher standards in Food Safety.

DEKRA explains how certification to ISO 22000 ensures safe food – from the farm to the kitchen table.

DNV GL Business Assurance show how ​incorporating a food or feed safety management system can change a company’s approach from a reactive to a proactive way of thinking.

Intertek describe how they are accredited to award certification for a broad range of standards considered worldwide benchmarks for best practice in the food industry.

Lloyd’s Register detail how they help companies protect brand reputation and consumers by addressing the complexity of risks, up and down the supply chain, and assuring food safety and sustainability.

SAI Global discuss how they can help create a consistent overall food safety management system incorporating all of the latest government mandated regulations, such as International Standards, as well as voluntary and industry schemes.

SGS explore how they provide the food industry with audit and certification solutions against a variety of standards, both those schemes recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and against a range of other internationally-acknowledged standards.

TÜV SÜD show how they aim to secure the highest quality and hygiene standards for their customers through food certification.