BRCGS Food Safety Certification

GFSI-level Standard for Food Safety

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Manage your risk and build confidence in your products with certification to the BRCGS Global Standard for Food Safety. BRCGS certification meets the GFSI compliance requirements for suppliers to major retailers, brand owners, and manufacturers. BRCGS certification is relevant to any food processing or packing operation in which food is handled, processed, packed, stored, or distributed, including packhouses, slaughterhouses, food processors, canneries, and handlers of high-risk ready-to-eat products.

SCS audits to BRCGS Start!, BRCGS Food, and BRCGS Gluten-Free Standard.

Certification Criteria

BRCGS certification criteria address the following seven areas:

  • Senior Management Commitment and Continual Improvement
  • HACCP Food Safety Plan
  • Food Safety and Quality Management System
  • Site Standards
  • Product Control
  • Process Control
  • Personnel

Why Choose SCS?

SCS Global Services conducts audits in sixteen BRCGS certification categories. We have three decades of food safety and HACCP expertise and our highly skilled auditors are known for thoroughness, timeliness, and professionalism, with rapid turnaround for most audits. SCS can also support your certification decision by walking you through a pre-assessment process. Pre-assessment is a non-scored mock audit designed to assess the level of your preparedness for a certification audit. Ask about combining a pre-assessment with your initial audit for greater efficiency.

SCS offers a full suite of food and agriculture certifications including Non-GMO Project Verification, Gluten-Free, SMETA, and more. Combine BRCGS Certification with complementary services and earn recognition for multiple achievements most cost-effectively.

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Earning BRCGS certification provides several potential advantages:

  • Limit Risk - Minimize the potential for food safety incidents and recalls.
  • Become a Preferred Supplier - Satisfy retailers and other customers who require their manufacturers and suppliers to be GFSI certified.
  • Competitive Edge - Assure your customers that food has been produced, processed, prepared and handled to rigorous standards.
  • Improvement over Time - Demonstrate continual improvements to quality and safety processes.
  • Professional Service - SCS is known for our thorough, timely audits.
  • Combined Services - Take advantage of our broad food and agriculture certification expertise, from safety to sustainability, to earn recognition for multiple achievements most cost-effectively.

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