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 safety. A team of international representatives carried out an extensive audit of AMP Group’s processing factory systems and requirements to eliminate and prevent food hazards and to ensure food quality…

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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 22000 certification in 2011 and has since been renewing it after undergoing a series of stringent food safety tests and audits, a testament to its implementation of the most robust…

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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 prerequisite program and additional FSSC 22000 requirements. This ensures recognition by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) which demonstrates that the Scheme meets the highest standards globally, leading to international…

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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 maximize food and feed safety. It is a voluntary, independently certified program administered by the Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI), designed for both AFIA members and non-members across the U.S…

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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 the already GFSI-recognized certification programmes, FSSC 22000 applied for the benchmarking of their Version 5.1 standard to get GFSI recognition. On top of strengthened Certification Body (CB) performance requirements, the…

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