This new version ISO 22000:2018 was released on June 2018. With the released of the new version, the older version ISO 22000:2005 will be cancelled and replaced.
The key changes in 2018 version are below:
- High level structure: New standard will follow the same structure as ISO 9001 it easier for different type of Management System Integration
- Risk Management: Requires organisation to identify, analyse and take action to address any risks that may impact the management system to deliver its intended results.
- PDCA cycle: the standard clarifies the Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle. New standard will enhance to have 2 separate PDCA cycles to cover management system and the principles of HACCP.
- Operation process: Clearer description is given to the differences between key terms such as: Critical Control Points (CCPs), Operational Prerequisite Programmes (OPRPs) and Prerequisite Programmes (PRPs).