3. Some Background

  1. Ron Kill

Published Online: 25 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118373828.ch3

The BRC Global Standard for Food Safety: A Guide to a Successful Audit, Second Edition

The BRC Global Standard for Food Safety: A Guide to a Successful Audit, Second Edition

How to Cite

Kill, R. (2012) Some Background, in The BRC Global Standard for Food Safety: A Guide to a Successful Audit, Second Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118373828.ch3

Author Information

  1. Micron2 Ltd, Market Drayton, Shropshire, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 JUN 2012
  2. Published Print: 1 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470670651

Online ISBN: 9781118373828

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Keywords:

  • CB, accredited to audit, certificates for compliance with standards;
  • the Standard recognised by AB concerned, deemed as accreditable;
  • CBs and ABs, consistency, witnessed audits, BRC's KPIs;
  • CBs and accreditation undergone, accredited against the EN45011;
  • CBs accreditation, for Product Certification meeting EN45011;
  • a single AB over a CB as in the UK, the UKAS, Italy, the Accredia, Norway, NA;
  • CBs role set required by BRC, ‘Requirements for Organisations…Certification’;
  • ‘Requirements for CBs,’ and documents imposing a structure;
  • companies, to ascertaining that CB, being accredited in a specific field;
  • CB's and BRC, CB assessed by AB, companies referral to BRC for inconsistency

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What is a Certification Body?

  • Accreditation and Competency

  • A CB's Contract with the BRC

  • Consistency

  • Summary