FSSC 22000 Version 5

The Foundation Food Safety System Certification 22000 offers a complete certification Scheme for the auditing and certification of Food Safety Management Systems. The Scheme makes use of international and independent standards such as ISO 22000, ISO 9001, ISO/TS 22003 and technical specifications for sector specific Pre-Requisite Programs (PRPs), such as ISO/TS 22002-1, which were developed through a wide and open consultation with a large number of international stakeholders. Besides these standards, the Scheme contains so-called FSSC 22000 Additional Requirements which can be found in the FSSC 22000 Scheme documents.

The Foundation FSSC 22000 published its newly developed Version 5 of the FSSC 22000 certification Scheme. This new edition incorporates all the improvements included in the new ISO 22000 standard which has been published in June 2018. 

The Scheme documents also the FSSC 22000 Version 5 upgrade process requirements are available for free from the FSSC 22000 website

All issued FSSC 22000 V4.1 certificates will become invalid after 29 June 2021.

Upgrade audits against FSSC 22000 Scheme requirements V5 will be conducted between 1st January 2020 and 31st December 2020.