The ISO 22000 family of standards relate to food safety management systems and are designed to help organizations of any size and at any stage in the food chain to ensure they meet the needs of customers and other stakeholders. The standards are published by ISO, the International Organization for Standardization and are available through National standards bodies.
ISO 22000 deals with the fundamentals of food safety management systems. ISO 22000:2005 deals with the requirements that organizations wishing to meet the standard have to meet. It has been designed to be compatible with other management system standards such as ISO 9001 and can be implemented within an integrated management system.