This is an ideal package for Food Manufacturers looking to meet BRCGS Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 9 and Module 13 meeting FSMA Requirements for Food.
The package has been written in compliance with the BRCGS Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 9 which was published on 1st August 2022 and is effective from February 2023.
The standards requirements are in 9 Sections:
Sections 1 to 3 are self-explanatory, Sections 4 to 8 cover Prerequisite Programs and Section 9 is specific to Traded Products and may not be applicable.
The main changes in Issue 9 are summarised below:
Product Safety Culture – There are considerable additions to food safety and culture requirements in section 1.1.2
HACCP/Food Safety Plan – The whole of Section 2 has been aligned with the requirements with the 2020 revision of the CODEX General Principles of Food Hygiene.
Outsourced Processing - There has been an update of the definition of outsourced processing added to the Glossary and updates in Section 3.5.4 Management of Outsourced Processing.
Equipment – There are major revisions of the requirements of Section 4.6 Equipment.
New Section 5.9 Animal Primary Conversion
Authenticity - ‘Integrity’ has been replaced by ‘Authenticity’ throughout the standard.
Other changes in Issue 9 include updated requirements associated with core product safety activities including as internal audits, root cause analysis, preventive actions and incident management.
For more information on the BRCGS Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 9 go to the BRCGS website here: https://www.brcgs.com/our-standards/food-safety/
This module is to assist manufacturing organizations in understanding those prescriptive elements within the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) preventive controls for human foods and animal foods that are not explicitly covered within the Global Standard Food Safety.
This BRCGS Issue 9 Food Safety & Quality Management System plus FSMA Implementation Package includes comprehensive document templates that are aligned with the clauses of the standard for ease of implementation and all cover all the requirements of the standard. The package documents also cover Module 13 meeting FSMA Requirements for Food including FSMA Preventive Controls Preparedness documentation and FSMA Hazard Analysis and there is Preventive Controls Guidance and Tools.
Take a look at the contents of this digital package:
A comprehensive set of over 100 top level documents that cover all the requirements of the BRCGS standard and form the basis of your food safety quality management system.
The system is delivered in sections that match the BRCGS standard for ease of implementation: