BRCGS Food Safety Issue 8 to Issue 9 Bridging Course

The BRCGS Food Safety Standard was published in August 2022. Companies will be audited against Issue 9 from February 2023. This bridging course will take you through the revisions to the standard whilst providing you with guidance as to how you can address these revisions in your current food safety management system.

The BRCGS Global Food Safety Standard Issue 8 was recently updated to Issue 9 in August 2022 to include emerging issues in the food industry. Companies will be audited against Issue 9 from February 2023. The BRCGS standard is a globally recognised certification standard and has been approved by the GFSI (Global Food Safety Initiative).
This one day course provides an overview of the main changes from issue 8 to issue 9. The revisions to each clause of the standard are discussed and guidance is provided as to how these changes can be addressed in your current Food Safety Management System using case studies and activities to facilitate understanding.

  • Gain an excellent understanding of the changes
    from Issue 8 to Issue 9 of the BRCGS standard
  • Learn how to apply the changes to your own Food
    Safety Management System
  • Practical examples and case studies
  • Be ready for the audits against Issue 9 in Feb 2023

Delegates should have attended the BRCGS 3-day course prior
to attending this training

The Food Safety Team, Production Managers /
Supervisors, Quality Supervisors, Laboratory staff and any other staff who have a role to play in implementing and maintaining the Food Safety System.

  • Introduction to the BRCGS Food Safety Standard
  • Structure of the standard
  • Overview of main changes between Issue 8 and Issue 9
  • Senior Management Commitment
  • The Food Safety Plan – HACCP
  • Food Safety and Quality Management System
  • Site Standards
  • Product Control
  • Process Control
  • Personnel
  • High Risk, High Care and Ambient High Care Production Zones
  • Requirements for Traded Products
  • How to implement the new changes in your current food safety system
  • How to prepare for the certification audit against the
    newly updated requirements


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