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ISO 22000:2018

WHAT IS ISO 22000?

ISO 22000 is the International Standard for Food Safety Management Systems, it is about the requirements that must be fully complied within the food supply chain to ensure that food reaches the consumer in good condition.

It will ensure food safety to improve consumer protection, this will achieve greater confidence, this standard will also improve cost performance in the long term.

This standard is aligned with other ISO management system standards, making it easy to integrate your food safety management with quality, environmental, or occupational health and safety management.

ISO 22000


Any company that is related to the process, storage, manufacture and distribution of edible products will be able to enjoy the benefits of ISO 22000, which will provide us with safety.

The benefits you will obtain if you implement ISO 22000 in your company are the following:

  • Improved resource utilization
  • Increases the potential for economic growth.
  • Guarantees the production of safer food.
  • Reduced rates of foodborne illnesses.
  • More efficient documentation of techniques, methods and procedures.
How to certify ISO 22000


ISO 22000 certification publicly demonstrates your commitment to food safety. It is based on state-of-the-art good practices, these are the steps to implement the standard in your company:

Initial Analysis: Customer needs, expectations and specifications.
Legal Requirements: Identify applicable legal requirements and their compliance.
Policy: Definition of an implementation policy based on measurable objectives.
Analysis: Individual analysis of the results obtained.
Report: Analysis of the results as a whole.
Improvement plan: Measures and improvement plan.


ISO 22000 has been designed to be implemented in any organization regardless of its size, sector and geographical location.

To obtain an ISO 22000 certification you must ensure at least:

  • Maintain a documented system in compliance with the standard.
  • Define the scope of your certification.
  • Maintain evidence of the implementation of the system, at least 3 months is recommended. With documents such as: records related to document control, control of records, corrective actions, management of non-conforming products, internal audits, management reviews, among others.
  • Have internal auditors with the competence to develop ISO 22000 audits.
  • Maintain a food safety policy, in addition to communication and awareness in the organization, as well as the definition of objectives related to product safety.


The cost of certification depends on several factors such as the size of the company, the scope of the company and the number of employees, among other factors.


Norma ISO 14001

ISO 14001 is the international standard that focuses on the implementation of an environmental management plan where environmental risks are identified, catalogued and managed in any organization.

Norma ISO 45001

This standard is aimed at enabling organizations to manage occupational health and safety risks, improve the performance of occupational health and safety measures and integrate other aspects of employee health and well-being.

Norma ISO 13485

ISO 13485 is to ensure that medical devices meet customer needs and applicable regulatory requirements.

ISO 20000-1 is the international standard for IT Service Management Systems.


What is an ISO Standard?

ISO Standards are those models that serve as a reference for the manufacture and/or evaluation of a product, performance of a process or provision of a service.
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO: International Organization Standardization) is in charge of creating standards in order to unify them and make them international.

What is a Management System?

A Management System could be defined as the set of ordered and coordinated activities that allow offering quality products or services for customer satisfaction; that is, they are components susceptible to planning, control and continuous improvement, so that they meet the requirements and exceed expectations.

Does it apply to any company or organization?

Due to the wide scope and flexibility of ISO standards, any business can implement a Management System.

What are the requirements for certification?

To be eligible for ISO certification, 4 essential requirements must be met:
1. To have implemented the corresponding Management System.
2. To have at least 3 months of records
3. To have carried out at least one internal audit.
4. To have carried out a management review

What is the process and how long does Certification take?

The ISO certification process starts when you decide to boost your company's Management Systems. The duration varies in relation to the time it takes to implement it.
We invite you to learn more about the Certification Process.

What is the cost of the Certification?

The cost of certification depends on several factors such as the size of the company, the scope of the company and the number of employees, among other factors.


We invite you to visit the QAlliance Quotation section.

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