Moving from HACCP to 22000: Introduction

Cynthia Weber, December 5, 2007

HACCP, ISO 22000

Food Safety Management Systems Certification is quickly growing in popularity. GFSI recognized certification is becoming a requirement to do business with many large retailers and food manufacturers.

The first step is to familiarize yourself with Food Safety Management System Fundamentals. Food Safety Management Systems go beyond traditional quality control and address how food safety is managed throughout the company- from setting business goals and objectives to maintaining product safety as product is shipped.

Similar to HACCP, the system is built to plan food safety into the product or service. GFSI-recognized certifications include: SQF, BRCGS, and FSSC 22000 as well as others that can be found on