Tuesday, April 17, 2012 10:38 AM
A Comparison of GFSI Recognized Standards
This second installment of the article on various GFSI-recognized standards, and what would work best for you, compares the most generic schemes and those commonly adopted by branded goods manufacturers (FSSC 22000, BRC, SQF 2000 and IFS), by discussing the criteria, similarities and differences between the schemes.
By Supreeya Sansawat and Victor Muliyil
A continuation of GFSI-Recognized Standards: What's Best for You? Each scheme has a number of similarities as to be GFSI approved the GFSI requirements have to be met. Although, the exact details can vary from scheme to scheme and there may also be a number of other elements built in to make a scheme specific to a certain purpose or industry sector. The most all-encompassing schemes are the FSSC 22000 standard, the BRC standard, the SQF 2000 standard and the IFS. These are co more...