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Resolution Number Resolution Resolution Content Location and Agenda Item
IAF MLA for Accreditation of FSMS
The General Assembly, acting on the recommendation of the Executive Committee, resolved to extend the IAF MLA to cover the sub-scope for accreditation of Food Safety Management System Certification Bodies, noting that
  • - the sub-scope will be a part of the main scope for Management Systems in accordance with ISO/IEC 17021 of the IAF MLA based on ISO/IEC 17011,
  • - the sub-scope for FSMS will be based on ISO 22000 as the requirements for certified organizations and ISO/TS 22003 as the requirements for Certification Bodies in addition to ISO/IEC 17021, which will be added to IAF PR4, and the Technical Committee will study the need for, and if found necessary, develop a specific IAF application document, and
  • - the MLA Committee will develop a work plan for commencement of the MLA peer evaluations upon the completion of the technical work by the Technical Committee.
Vancouver IAF23-8