Nutricor has implemented and certified by the Bureau Veritas company the Food Safety Management System ISO 22000 and the FAMIQS good practice system, from 2015 and 2016 respectively. Currently, and since 2019, we are only certified with FAMI-QS.
These certifications reflect the company’s commitment of a continuous improvement and the pursuit of the highest quality and food safety of their products, as well as the professionalism in advising and providing service and seriousness in dealing with its customers and suppliers.
The FAMI-QS certification is the first Community Guide to Good Practice to obtain official recognition from the European Commission as planned in the Feed Hygiene Regulation.
The FAMI-QS Code, specifically intended for food ingredients specialty and its mixtures, addresses safety, quality and regulatory compliance in order to minimize risks and ensure marketing of specialized, safe and legal feed. The FAMI-QS code it is designed for international validity; therefore, participants in FAMI-QS can be found worldwide. In structure and content, FAMI-QS has been adapted and is based on the requirements of a Quality Management, as established in the ISO 9001: 2000 standard, and expands to include HACCP and food safety principles.
ISO 22000 is the first international security standard for companies for the entire production chain of the food industry, including primary producers, transport companies and retailers.
In structure and content, ISO 22000 is based on the requirements of a Quality Management System, as set forth in ISO 9001: 2000 and expanded to include HACCP and food safety.
In the last years many standards been developed with the purpose of protecting consumer’s health. The regulations of the different markets have become even more complex, as many of the food safety crises have been due to the animal feeding.
In order to ensure the compliance with the laws and to improve the feed safety and quality, the European Association of Feed Manufacturers has published a code that can be certified: The FAMI-QS, specifically intended for ingredients of specialty feed and its mixtures. The FAMI-QS is also the first EU Good Practice Guide to obtain the official recognition by the European Commission according to the provisions on the hygiene feed Regulation.