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HomeAgriculture & FoodFoodProcessors & SuppliersOther Food CertificationCodex Verified Approval Scheme
Founded in the 1960s by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO), the Codex Alimentarius commission provides internationally harmonized food standards. Now recognized worldwide, the Codex food standards solution is a single international reference point for consumers, food producers and processors, government food control agencies and international food trade.
We align our testing protocols with the Codex Alimentarius product standards, auditing protocols and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) approach. In addition, we comply with any product regulations specific to the country where the product is to be sold. Where local regulations are stricter than the Codex standards, products must comply with the minimum standards set locally.
If your company and products successfully meet our Codex verified scheme, you can display a SGS Codex Verified Approval Mark on your product packaging. This seal of safety and quality inspires market confidence and strongly reinforces your industry credibility. And since we constantly monitor product quality, you are assured that consumers continue to enjoy the same level of quality with every purchase.
We apply the standard across a range of product categories, including:
Through regular testing and audits, we can help you continually monitor and optimize your food safety management systems and processes. Our auditing process covers, as a minimum, the following topics:
Contact SGS to learn how our Codex verified approval scheme can help with your regulatory compliance and ensure food safety.