Use this ISO 22000 checklist to assess if your company has clear, succinct, and documented food safety manual and policy. This checklist helps evaluate if the workplace follows and maintains the established food safety management system. Conduct inspections using Lumiform to record data and document Specifications, Procedures, Corrective actions, and Product analysis which will help improve your company’s productivity and food safety.
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Is there a self-audit system in place to guarantee food safety based on the HACCP principles?
Are the elements of the company's food safety management system supported by documents?
Have the elements of the company's food safety management system been implemented?
Are the elements of the company's food safety management system applied at all times?
Are the elements of the company's food safety management system reviewed regularly?
Food Safety Policy
Does the company have a clear, succinct and documented food safety policy?
Food Safety Manual
Does the company have a food safety manual (quality manual)?
Responsibility of company management (operator)
Is there a company organization chart (roles, qualifications, deputies)?
Have tasks/responsibilities/competences been established?
Commitment of company management (operator)
Does the management team work to develop and improve the management system with regard to food safety (date of the last update)?
Review by company management (including HACCP plan)
Is the food safety management system regularly reviewed by senior management?
Management of material/human resources and information
Are all of the necessary material and human resources and information provided by senior management?
Are all of these material and human resources and this information provided in good time by senior management?
General requirements regarding documentation
Is the system put in place for document management satisfactory?
Have specifications been drawn up for finished products?
Are all of the procedures necessary for demonstrating compliance with legislation in place?
Are all of the procedures necessary for demonstrating product safety compliance in place?
Internal audit and control
Is the procedure for carrying out internal audits satisfactory?
Is the procedure in place for implementing corrective measures satisfactory?
Checking of nonconformities
Does the company ensure that any products that do not meet requirements are clearly identified and checked to prevent the accidental use or delivery?
Does the company have a product release procedure in place that ensures that the product is not released unless all of the specific requirements have been met?
Does the goods-in inspection procedure guarantee that purchased products comply with specifications?
Monitoring of supplier services
Is there a list of suppliers?
Is the supplier evaluation procedure satisfactory (criteria, warnings, recall measures)?
Does the operator have systems or procedures for recording incoming products (type, identification, and quantity of product, date of receipt and identification of the originating establishment)?
Does the operator have systems or procedures for recording outgoing products (type, identification, and quantity of product, delivery date and identification of the destination establishment)?
Does the operator have systems or procedures for establishing relationships between incoming and outgoing products?
Are products that have been reworked identified again?
Is the complaints management system satisfactory?
Product Recall & Returns
Does the company have a system for recalls and returns?
Does the company have a system for handling recalled products and returns?
Inspection of measuring and monitoring equipment
Does the company have procedures in place for calibrating equipment used for measurements relating to food safety?
Does the company have a system for taking the samples required by law?
Does the company have an appropriate procedure in place for performing or outsourcing the relevant raw material analyses in preparation for confirming the safety of the product?
Does the company have an appropriate procedure in place for performing or outsourcing the relevant finished product analyses in preparation for confirming the safety of the product?
Can you provide proof that the mandatory notifications to the relevant authorities when placing food supplement products on the market in accordance with Directive 2002/46/EC on food supplements have been carried out?
Does your company have systems in place to ensure that the relevant authorities are notified immediately as required by law in the event of non-conformities being discovered for products that have been placed on the market?
Approvals (Where Relevant)
Can the authorization(s) provided for by the law be for the manufacturing of food supplements at your premise(s) be produced?
Are all the manufacturing activities carried out at your premises covered by the authorization(s) you have received from the relevant national authorities?
If your country applies an approval system for the placing of food supplement products on the market, can you provide the relevant approval certifications for all products?
Do the goods have the required labels?
Do the labels include the required information?
Inspector's Full Name and Signature
Please note that this checklist template is a hypothetical example and provides only standard information. The template does not aim to replace, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice, medical advice, diagnosis or treatment, or any other applicable law. You should seek your professional advice to determine whether the use of such a checklist is appropriate in your workplace or jurisdiction.
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