How to certify ISO 22000 Food Safety Management System

Where can I find the official name of the standard ISO 22000 and the valid version of the standard?

  • You can always find the current edition of the standard, amendments or corrections to the standard on the website of the Lithuanian Department of Standardization.
  • ISO 22000 Food safety management systems. Requirements for any food chain organization (ISO 22000:2018).

Overview of ISO 22000 standard

ISO 22000 is an international standard for food safety management systems for all organizations in the food supply chain. It helps ensure food safety from production to consumer by integrating HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) principles and the requirements for its application developed by the Codex Alimentarius Commission. The standard promotes best practices in food safety management to reduce the risk of foodborne illness.

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Certification procedures are carried out according to the basic model:

Certification audit steps

Benefits of certification for the company

ISO 22000 certification provides for company many advantages:
  • Implement measures that plan, implement, manage, maintain and update a food safety management system designed to ensure that products used for their intended purpose are safe for the consumer;
  • Proves compliance with the requirements of laws and regulatory legal acts applicable to food safety;
  • Increased competitiveness and customer confidence;
  • The quality of processes and services improves;
  • Ensures that the organization adheres to established food safety policies.

Benefits of certification for the client

Our certification services guarantee that the companies you cooperate with comply with the requirements of the ISO 22000 standard. It means:

  • Confidence in the manufacturer and service provider is increased;
  • Compliance with legal requirements is ensured;
  • Quality service;
  • Transparency and traceability;
  • Competitive advantage when offering or supplying products to the European Union or other countries.

Is it possible to integrate ISO 22000 with other standards?

The ISO 22000 standard can be integrated into one efficiently managed system together with the following standards:

  • ISO 9001 - quality management systems standard. Integration with ISO 22000 helps organizations ensure that their food safety management systems work together with common quality management principles, promoting continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

  • ISO 14001 - environmental management systems standard. This integration allows food industry companies to act in an environmentally responsible manner, reducing negative environmental activities and promoting the sustainable use of resources.

  • ISO 45001 - standard for occupational safety and health management systems. Integration with ISO 22000 helps ensure that food industry companies promote safe working conditions and health protection, reducing occupational illnesses and injuries.

  • ISO/IEC 27001 - standard for information security management systems. This standard is important for food safety management systems, especially given the increasing digitization of data and the need to protect sensitive information such as recipes, supplier data and customer information.

  • ISO 22005 - food product tracking and traceability system standard. Integration with ISO 22000 helps organizations establish effective traceability systems that are critical to responding to food safety incidents and ensuring the quality and safety of food products.

You can find more about the integrated quality management system in the section: "Integrated quality management system".

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Here we provide answers to frequently asked questions about our ISO 22000 certification process, its duration, costs and other important information.

Where to start the certification process?

In order for us to submit an offer, please fill out the application and send it by e-mail:;

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