Monthly Archives: May 2015

CLP Regulations come into Force this June

CLP stands for Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Substances and Mixtures Regulations. This framework was established in 2008 for the classification and labelling of substances and mixtures in the European Union which came into force in 2009. The CLP Regulations are based on the Globally Harmonised System (GHS) which is an international voluntary agreement that […]

Important Update on the Progress of the New ISO 45001 Standard

So far the new ISO 45001 Standard has passed through several phases. To date: ISO PC 283 finished the first working draft of ISO 45001 in October 2013. The first committee draft (CD1) produced in July 2014. In October 2014, the Project Committee failed to reach a consensus on the proposed changes and the standard […]

Revision of ISO 22000

In recent years there have been a few food scandals which have made modern societies question how safe our food is on its journey from farm to fork. Additionally, there have been new food safety requirements that have pushed the need for a revision of ISO 22000. On the 23rd – 25th February 2015 there […]

Update to ISO 14001 Revision

On Friday 24th April 2015, the ISO Technical Committee, ISO/TC 207/WG5 concluded their meeting in Chiswick, UK. They made significant progress and during their last meeting and now the draft standard is currently nearing the end of the Enquiry Stage. During their last meeting the committee reviewed and completed the remaining comments which were received […]

Why seek ISO 22000 certification?

In the first part of the ISO 22000 piece, ‘What do we need to know about ISO 22000?’ We discussed the requirements, benefits and adoption rates of ISO 22000 certification. In this part we will look at why companies may not seek ISO 22000 certification. Many organisations have yet to seek certification to this standard, […]

What do we need to know about ISO 22000?

ISO 22000:2005 is the family of international standards that governs food safety management. This family of standards includes: ISO 22000:2005 – Overall guidelines for food safety and management. ISO 22004:2014 – Provides generic advice on the application of ISO 22000. ISO 22005:2007 – Focuses on traceability of feed and in the food chain. ISO/TS 22002-1:2009 […]