British Retail Consortium (BRC) Standard The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) was the result of the collaboration between some of the world’s leading food safety experts from retailers, manufacturers and food service companies. Over the past several years, the number of food safety incidents has more »

BRC Packaging and Packaging Materials

BRC Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials In light of food safety scares, there was a need to develop standards that would ensure the safety of food products manufactured and distributed throughout the world. A majority of the standards are focused specifically on the more »

Food Safety – FSSC 22000

FSSC 22000 The globalization of markets has enabled the global sourcing of ingredients for food products.  This has increased the complexity of the supply chain for many manufacturers thereby increasing the risk of food safety incidents. However, the need to provide evidence of food product more »


Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (HACCP) Originally designed as a means to provide safe foods for space flight, HACCP stands for Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point. It is a systematic, preventive approach to food safety and determines the physical, chemical, and biological hazards in more »

ISO 22000

ISO 22000 Standard for Safe Food Supply Chains ISO 22000 is the international standard for food safety management systems, which has been developed to ensure that there are no weak points in the food supply chain. Food safety is tied to the presence of food-borne hazards more »


Safe Quality Foods Program (SQF) Recent food safety incidents have caused an increase in awareness among consumers regarding the processes used to produce and manufacture the foods they purchase.  In response to growing concerns regarding the safety of food products, the Global Food Safety Initiative more »