BRC Food Safety Standard Issue 8 -
A taste of the upcoming changes

Issue 8 of the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety is expected to be published in August 2018 and Issue 7 will become redundant in February 2019, when the audits for version 8 will commence.

For this issue, the focus has been on understanding stakeholders’ requirements and the developments affect the following main areas:

  • New requirements for environmental monitoring
  • Increased consideration of food safety culture
  • New cyber security clauses for product security and food defence
  • High risk, high care and ambient high care production risk zones
  • Integration of pet food
  • GFSI benchmarking and global applicability.

Food safety Standard Issue 8 also maintains the principles developed in Issue 7 regarding the incorporation of Additional Modules.

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