Similarities and Differences between ISO 9001 and ISO 2000

If you haven’t got the chance to review the new release of ISO 2000;2018 version of the food safety management system standard- Requirements for any association in the food chain, the update in new standard is that it follows the same high-level structure that is generally being used by all updated management system ISO standard like ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 27001 and so on. The above all else advantages is that the now ISO 2000;2018 update version has turned out to be simpler to coordinate with other management system standards.

Now’s that all the basic changes for all the reversed standards. In this article, you are going to learn what the ISO 22000;2018 standard is all about. Along with that  the similarities and difference between ISO 9001 and ISO 2000.

What is ISO 22000; 2018?

ISO 22000;2018 is standard for food safety management systems and gives the necessities to any association in the food chain. That incorporates organizations that are either straightforwardly involved or indirectly involved with the food chain operations, for examples, feed producers, animal food procedures, procedures of food ingredients and food storage and food logistics and other food contract materials.

The recent update to the 2018 version in the second edition of the ISO 22000 standard; formally it was ISO 22000;2015 version, which had a long history of development. This standard provides strategic direction for an organization to improve its overall food safety performance based process. It ability to provide safe nourishments items and services while reliably meeting customers’ requirements and appropriate consistence commitments. It’s ability to show consistency with FSMS necessities. Along with that, it identify the issue to related to the food safety and control the quality to satisfy the  customers.

Biggest difference in ISO 22000;2018:

While it contains all the necessary requirements for quality management systems as the other revised standards. There are some particular technical requirements that makes this standard particular for the food organization, which ensure the food safety on the technical level. Clause 8 of the standard specifies those requirements, which essentially guarantee a hygienic environment throughout the food chain.

Operational Planning and control: How associations plans its operations and all the while control food quality.

Essentials programs: Identification of fundamental conditions and exercises that are important to keep a clean situations throughout the food chain.

Traceability System: A system to trace the food products uniquely.

Emergency Preparedness and control: Identification of the all problems emergency situations and arrangements to deal with them hazard control. This include the performance of hazard analysis, definition, and validation of control measures, preparation of HACCP which stands for hazard and critical control point.

Updating Information: To update the data with respect to PRPs and to keep the risk control plans updated.

Control of monitoring and measuring systems: How the associations are monitoring and measuring systems.

Verification related to PRP’s and hazard control plans: How the PRPs and hazard control plans are verified and control in the  organizations.

Control of non conforming product and process: How the associations control its non-conforming products plans and process.

What are the differences and similarities between ISO 9001 and ISO 22000; 2018?

The following information serve as a guide to help readers to understand the differences and similarities between ISO 9001 and ISO 22000. One of the major difference between ISO 9001 and ISO 22000 is that ISO 22000 doesn’t permit exclusion of any element.

Since the two standards were reconsidered dependent on the new high level  structure (Annex SL), it has turned out to be simpler to discover the similarities  and difference between the norms. The two principles have 10 provisions with a similar fundamental titles. In this way, on the off chance that we see the provisos exhibiting the prerequisites of setting of the association, administration, arranging, support, execution assessment, and upgrades – by and large, they are no different.

The real contrast between the norms is in condition 8. Experiencing the specialized necessities of condition 8, we see that in ISO 22000, statement 8 give a fundamental system to guarantee hygine in the whole food pecking order tasks, while in ISO 9001, provision 8 gives a conventional structure to guarantee nature of procedures (and those are general and can be connected to any association of any extension).

How about we have a brisk take a look at similarities between ISO 9001 and 22000 on the off chance that you are going to execute the two guidelines:

Context of the organization (internal & external issues, interested parties, scope)

Control of documented information (documents & records control)

Addressing risks & opportunities, planning & objectives

Improvement, corrective actions

Management review & internal audits

Competence, communication, training & awareness

All clauses other than clause 8 are with respect to quality and food safety standard. And, looking at the differences – these are technical requirements in clause 8 to ensure food safety in food chain processes.

All conditions other than proviso 8 are concerning quality and sanitation outlooks. Furthermore, taking a gander at the distinctions – these are specialized necessities in condition 8 to guarantee sanitation in natural way of life forms.

How  can ISO 9001:2015 quick track your ISO 22000:2018 usage?

There are a great deal of reasons that can be expressed for how ISO 9001 can enable you to out in your ISO 22000:2018 execution. In any case, I might want to wind up with the one and only one, which is that sanitation similarly relies on the nature of the procedures, as well. Along these lines, in the event that you have a decent Quality Management System set up, at that point it's naturally including worth. You simply need to deal with the hygiene  prerequisites (provision 8) in ISO 22000; the rest is dealt with by ISO 9001.

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