Aug 01, 2018
BRC Global Standards published Issue 8 of the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety (hereafter referred to as the Standard) in August 2018 and the new Standard will be used for all audits conducted from 1 February 2019. Certificates issued against Issue 7 will remain valid for the duration indicated on the certificate.
This document is intended to provide an introduction to the new Issue 8 and a guide to the changes (including the reasons) since Issue 7. It provides a full list of all the changes to the requirements and should be used as a reference by companies who need to update their quality systems in preparation for an audit against Issue 8. A full interpretation guideline which provides guidance on all the clauses is also available, together with a number of topic-specific guidelines. All these documents can be obtained from BRC Participate (www.brcparticipate.com) or purchased separately from the BRC bookshop (www.brcbookshop.com).