The following requirements were modified/added:
126.96.36.199 If a company manufactures products at different periods over the course of the year: added that this information shall be also added in audit report.
188.8.131.52 Origin certification and other certification under specific regulations: modified to exclude mention about product certifications or label that are under specific regulations from the scope of the IFS Food certificate.
184.108.40.206 Which IFS Food standard version shall be applied to multisite locations: added in relation to application date of IFS Food 6.1 that in case of an audit of the central managing site before 1st July 2018, the new requirements shall be assessed during the following site audit after the application date.
220.127.116.11-3: One year transition period for Major in Food Fraud chapter: added an explanation about the transition period of one year during which no Major will be given for the requirements of Food Fraud.
18.104.22.168 Non-exclusive auditor qualification maintenance : added rules for maintenance of IFS approval for the non-exclusive auditors
22.214.171.124 Further rules and explanations concerning the non-exclusive approach added
126.96.36.199 IFS yearly in-house training: Corrected numbering (before DF6-3-3.1/1 V 1)
4.1.4 Sentence to be written on the announced certificate when the company still didn’t decided on announced or unannounced
audit for the following year – added
188.8.131.52.1 Which Food standard version shall be applied for multisite locations in case of unannounced audits in relation to version 6.1 application date– added
5.5.1 How to handle the follow-up audit in the unannounced certification process? After a successful announced follow-up audit, the certificate and report can state “unannounced audit”- added
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