Tools and Templates

Training Matrix Tools:

We have summarized training requirements for two GFSI Recognized schemes: FSSC 22000 as well as BRC Issue 8 (Food). These documents will assist you when planning food safety management system training or compiling a training budget.

FSSC 22000 V 5.1 Training Matrix Tool

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BRC Issue 8 Training Matrix Tool

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Scheme Documents Version 5.1

In November 2020, FSSC 22000 has published Version 5.1 of its Scheme, which is the newest version of the FSSC 22000 Scheme. Version 5.1 will be applicable from 1 April 2021. On this page you will find Version 5.1 of the Scheme.  To view and download the documents, please click on the button below.

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BRCGS

This company was founded in 1996 by retailers who wanted to harmonise food safety standards across the supply chain. Today they are globally recognised across both food and non-food categories and operate the most rigorous third-party certification scheme of its type

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IFS standards and guidelines

The IFS Food Standard is a GFSI (Global Food Safety Initiative) recognized standard for auditing food manufacturers. The focus is on food safety and the quality of processes and products. It concerns food processing companies and companies that pack loose food product

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Regulatory Resources for Africa

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Agricultural Product Standards Act

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SABS Standards Library

Standard Catalogue 2020:  You can download the latest version (January 2020) of the Catalogue of all South African national standards and other Standards Division publications.

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Dairy standards and regulations

The Dairy Standard Agency (DSA) is a nonprofit company established by the organised
dairy industry to promote the improvement of compliance of milk and other dairy products
with food safety, product composition and metrology standards.

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Codex list of Standards

International Food Standards

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Codex list of Hygiene Codes of Practice

Codes of practice

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Eurlex register for current EU legislation

Register for EU Legislation

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NRCS Compulsory Specs Food Industry

NRCS – National Regulator for compulsory specification 

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Meat safety act and regulation

Meat Safety Act (Act 40 of 2000) The abattoir industry is responsible for the conversion of livestock to meat. 

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Food stuffs act and regulations

EHRN – A network to share knowledge and ideas about environmental health.

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Roadmap to certification

This document provides you an overview of the road from start- up (R638) via GFSI to FSSC 22000 V 5.1. It includes timelines, gates as well as where Food Safety Excel can assist.

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Summary of Changes to Additional Requirements of FSSC 22000 V 5.1

This document provides a summary of changes to the additional requirements of FSSC 22000 V 5.1 that will come into effect as of 1 April 2021.

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