ISO 9000 covers the fundamentals of quality management and helps organizations meet the needs of customers and other stakeholders, while conforming to statutory and regulatory requirements pertaining to their product.
ISO 14001:2004 deals with environmental management and sets out guidelines which can be followed to achieve an effective environmental management system. This certification provides an assurance that a given organization is engaged in environmental impact assessments and improvement. Crysbro was the first and only chicken producer to receive this certification in Sri Lanka.
The BRC Global Standard covers four areas and is issued by the British Retail Consortium. This specifies criteria which should be met by organizations for the safe production, packaging, storage and distribution of food and consumer products.
Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points or HACCP is a hazard prevention system that is used in several industries, including all stages of the food chain – from production and processing to packaging and distribution – in order to reduce risks to safe levels. The process is based on seven principles to ensure effective adherence.
ISO 22000 spells out the steps which need to be taken by organizations in the food chain to control food safety hazards in order to make the food safe for human consumption. These include planning, implementing, maintaining and improving food safety management systems, while complying with regulatory requirements.
Halal means ‘Allowed’ or ‘Permissible’ in Arabic. In the case of food, Halal specifies foods that are allowed, as well as how they should be prepared. It also refers to animal by-products contained in foods, either as additives or preservatives, which are permitted. All Crysbro products adhere to the strictest interpretation of the term ‘Halal’.