food safety management systems

UNIDO and the Foundation FSSC have signed an agreement to promote food safety in low- and middle-income countries.

The partnership between the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the non-profit that manages the FSSC 22000 certification is to run for an initial period of three years.

The aim is

Continue Reading UNIDO and FSSC hope to reduce foodborne disease; ISO updates standards

The frequency of official controls should not be reduced solely based on the existence of a certified food safety management system (FSMS), according to a recent report on a study.

Results from 1,484 official inspections of 110 Finnish sites covering slaughterhouses, other meat establishments, fish and milk plants, and bakeries
Continue Reading Study examines impact of FSMS on compliance with food safety rules

Implementation of food safety management systems helped reduce outbreaks in food catering in Singapore, according to a study.

However, reported food hygiene violations did not change after they were applied. HACCP-based food safety management systems (FSMS) were mandated in Singapore in June 2014 for all licensed catering services.

Researchers investigated
Continue Reading Law change helped reduce outbreaks linked to caterers

The European Commission has published guidance on food safety management systems (FSMS) for small retailers and donated food.

It aims to support small businesses such as butchers, bakeries, grocers, and ice cream shops in implementing EU rules to ensure safe production of food sold to consumers and is based on
Continue Reading EU guidance covers food safety in small firms and for food donations