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IFS Food 7

What is new with IFS Food version 7?

  • Increased focus on the on-site evaluation, less on documentation
  • New wording: the audit becomes an assessment, to highlight the product and process approach of IFS in keeping with ISO/IEC 17065
  • Reduced number of requirements by 15 %
  • Improved structure, tailored to the IFS stakeholders’ needs
  • Checklist aligned with latest GFSI Benchmarking Requirements Version 2020.1, FSMA, and EU regulations
  • Improved and better defined scoring system
  • The assessment report more clearly structured and user-friendly
  • Food Safety Culture has been incorporated into the assessment checklist
  • Every third certification assessment is unannounced
  • Mandatory GLN for companies in the EEA and UK: click here for more information

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