Food safety

Food safety has become a major issue throughout the entire supply chain within the food industry. Control Union offers a number of services to assess, monitor and ensure the safety of food product.

Accreditation

Various food safety standards

The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) was formed to ensure independence, common understanding and credibility among the various food safety standards aimed at improving food safety, legal compliance, quality and facilitating trade.

As an accredited and approved certification body, Control Union Certifications provides third-party certification audits against the main food safety standards, including GFSI recognised standards: FSSC 22000, BRCGS Food, IFS, BRCGS Storage & Distribution, BRCGS Packaging and Packaging Manufacturing and also ISO 22000 and BRCGS Agents & Brokers.

The way we work

Control Union Certifications undergoes annual compliance audits conducted by the standards’ owners as well as the local accreditation boards. This enables you to receive a credible food safety certificate for your operations, providing you and your customers with confidence and peace of mind regarding food safety.

ISO 22000 – Food Safety Management System

Our certification services

Control Union delivers quality inspections for asset owners globally, with local knowledge for uniform and consistent services. Efficient planning and clear reporting are key.

Administrative checks

Administrative checks

Transaction certificates, invoice declarations, incoming and outgoing goods, mass balance, segregation, supplier assessments and internal assessments, all require administrative checks.
Ballast water systems

Ballast water systems

Control Union Certifications is a US Coast Guard-accepted Independent Laboratory (IL) for testing of BWMS in accordance with 46 CFR 162.060.
Due diligence

Due diligence

Several governments have implemented regulations, forcing importers to have a Due Diligence System (DDS) in place. Control Union Certifications has the knowledge and network to support companies with the implementation.
FSMA readiness

FSMA readiness

Control Union can assist your business in achieving and maintaining regulatory compliance with the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
Reporting, tracking and tracing

Reporting, tracking and tracing

Control Union Certifications registers all relevant data during a certification process, including the name of employee involved as well as the process behind any decision that was made.
Sampling and sealing

Sampling and sealing

Control Union can take samples and securely seal them in such a way that they cannot become contaminated with other substances that could influence the results of any laboratory analysis.
Supply auditing

Supply auditing

Control Union Certifications has a large network of auditors around the world, who are familiar with the production/processing requirements in the country of origin.
Training and development

Training and development

Control Union Academy offers training, webinars, offline and online sessions to support you in your certification updates. Stay informed and up to date.
Agriculture farming

How can we help you?

Are you looking for a certain service, do you have any questions or do you want to apply for the certification program? Let us know. We’re glad to be of help.