Certification Bodies

Certification Bodies (CBs) use audits to assess whether companies comply with the norms and standards of the GMP+ certification scheme.

Certification Bodies
Certification Bodies

In doing so, the Certification Bodies fulfill a crucial role in securing feed safety. To fulfill that role properly, CBs are required to provide qualified auditors. This requirement ensures GMP+ certified companies that they are assessed in an independent, consistent and competent manner.

After acceptance by GMP+ International, Certification Bodies are authorized to issue and withdraw certificates on their behalf. GMP+ International works together with Certification Bodies and auditors across the globe for Feed Safety Assurance (FSA) and Feed Responsibility Assurance (FRA).


 Accreditation mark

 “GMP+ International declares that a GMP+ certificate with or without accreditation mark has the same value in the GMP+ community.

GMP+ International has a solid Integrity Program to verify whether Certification Bodies comply with the requirements of the GMP+ Feed Certification scheme.

Part of this Integrity Program is the annual office audit at the GMP+ accepted Certification Bodies, parallel and witness audits among others.

The acceptance of each Certification Body can be verified on the GMP+ Company database.

This information may be reconsidered at any given time, in view of developments and changing insights.”



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