FSSC welcomes new Board of Stakeholders Chair

GLOBAL – The Food Safety System Certification Foundation (FSSC) has welcomed Bert Debets as the new Independent Chair of its Board of Stakeholders. Bert served on the Board of Stakeholders from 2018 until 2021, representing Unilever. During that time, he got to know the Foundation well and contributed significantly to achieving its objectives, says FSSC. Hence the Foundation reached out…

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SimpliFine’s meat processing division attains FSSC 22000

KENYA – SimpliFine, a Kenyan integrated food producer offering locally sourced and manufactured food products across East Africa, has announced that its meat and prepared foods division has attained Food Safety System Certification 22000 (FSSC 22000).  The company launched its meat and prepared foods division in July 2021 and has over the past five months renovated its facility and implemented…

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Zimbabwe’s AMP Group achieves FSSC 22000 Certification

ZIMBABWE – Associated Meat Packers (AMP Group), a joint venture business with Colcom Holdings Limited, Zimbabwe, a pork and meat products producer, has achieved the coveted Food Safety System Certification, FSSC 22000, becoming the 11th Zimbabwean company to receive the certification. The certification is a testament of the company’s continued commitment to continually improve the management and control of food…

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Global certification body SGS grants Kenchic Limited FSSC 22000 certification

KENYA – Kenchic Limited, leading producer of poultry in East and Central Africa region has once again received the Food Safety System Certification (FSSC) 22000 from the global certification body SGS. The FSSC 22000 certification allows Kenchic’s chicken processing plant to produce quality, safe & nutritious chicken for both local & international markets. The poultry processor attained its first FSSC…

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Crown Flour Mill Ltd acquires FSSC 22000 certification

NIGERIA – Nigeria’s Crown Flour Mill Ltd (CFM), one of the top 10 millers in the world, have received the Food Safety System Certification, FSSC 22000 certification. FSSC 22000 is designed to help organizations establish and continually improve their control and management of food safety. It fully incorporates the International Organization for Standardization’s, ISO 22000 management system, with sector specific…

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AFIA publicizes new SF/SF certification program website, SCS launches FSSC 22000 V5.1 training course

U.S – The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA), world’s largest organization devoted exclusively to representing the business, legislative and regulatory interests of the U.S. Animal Feed Industry and its suppliers, has unveiled its new Safe Food/Safe Feed (SF/SF) certification program website. In 2004, AFIA launched the SF/SF Certification Program to establish comprehensive standards of excellence that go beyond existing regulations to…

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Global Food Safety Initiative recognizes FSSC 22000 Version 5.1 ensuing benchmarking

GLOBAL – The FSSC Foundation has announced that Food Safety System Certification (FSSC) 22000 Version 5.1 has now been recognized against Version 2020.1 of the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Benchmarking Requirements. The GFSI’s Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1 is a revamp and follow-up on their Version 7.2 that resulted in additional requirements concerning Certification Program Owner governance. As one of…

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