SQF Code Edition 9 Food Packaging Safety Management System

This is an ideal package for Food Packaging Manufacturers looking to meet the Food Safety Code: Manufacture of Food Packaging Edition 9.

As well as being updated in 2020 this SQF Food Safety Management System Package includes an Implementation Workbook and User Start Up Guide.

This SQF Food Packaging Safety Management System Implementation Package includes comprehensive document templates which cover these core elements and are aligned with the clauses of the SQF Code for ease of implementation.



Edition 9 is in alignment with GFSI Benchmarking Requirements ‘Version 2020’ which has new requirements for food safety certification including two new scopes focused on hygienic design and elements of food safety culture.

Ensure your Food Packaging Safety Management System meets SQF Code Food Packaging Standards with our easy to use SQF Food Packaging Safety Management System.

Food Safety Code: Manufacture of Food Packaging Edition 9 has 9 sections:

SQF Code Food Safety Elements

The SQF Food Packaging Safety Management System includes:

Comprehensive Procedures Manual

A comprehensive set of over 100 top level documents that cover all the requirements of the SQF standard and form the basis of your food packaging safety management system.

Food Safety Management System

The system is delivered in sections that match the SQF standard for ease of implementation.

Module – System Elements:

  • 1 Management Commitment
  • 2 Document Control and Records
  • 3 Specifications, Formulations, Realization and Supplier Approval
  • 4 Food Safety System
  • 5 SQF System Verification
  • 6 Product Traceability and Crisis Management
  • 7 Food Defense and Food Fraud
  • 8 Allergen Management
  • 9 Training

The manual includes procedures and tools to comply with new Food Safety Culture requirements.

Mandatory elements in the SQF Food Safety Code: Manufacture of Food Packaging – System Elements are:

  • 2.1.1 Management Responsibility
  • 2.1.2 Management Review
  • 2.1.3 Complaint Management
  • 2.2.1 Food Safety Management System
  • 2.2.2 Document Control
  • 2.2.3 Records
  • 2.3.4 Approved Supplier Program
  • 2.4.1 Food Legislation
  • 2.4.2 Good Manufacturing Practices
  • 2.4.3 Food Safety Plan
  • 2.4.7 Product Release
  • 2.5.1 Validation and Effectiveness
  • 2.5.2 Verification Activities
  • 2.5.3 Corrective and Preventative Action
  • 2.5.4 Internal Audits and Inspections
  • 2.6.1 Product Identification
  • 2.6.2 Product Trace
  • 2.6.3 Product Withdrawal and Recall
  • 2.7.1 Food Defense Plan
  • 2.7.2 Food Fraud
  • 2.8.1 Allergen Management
  • 2.9.2 Training Program


The manual includes procedures and tools to comply with new Product Sampling, Inspection, and Analysis requirements: Where internal laboratories are used to conduct input, environmental, or product analysis, sampling and testing methods shall be in accordance with the applicable requirements of ISO/IEC 17025.

A comprehensive Laboratory Quality Manual as per the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025 is included in the package.

Module 11: Good Manufacturing Practices for Processing of Food Products includes:

  • 1 Site Location and Premises
  • 2 Site Operations
  • 3 Personnel Hygiene and Welfare
  • 4 Personnel Processing Practices
  • 5 Water, Ice and Air Supply
  • 6 Receipt, Storage and Transport
  • 7 Separation of Functions
  • 8 Waste Disposal

Procedures are in Microsoft Word (US English) format and can be edited to suit your operation.

Cleaning and Sanitation Document

Also included in the Package:

  • A range of easy to use Food Safety Record Templates
  • Additional HACCP Tools including the Packaging Food Safety Planner – HACCP Calculator
  • Introduction to the SQF Food Packaging Safety Management System Training Modules
  • Internal Auditor Training
  • HACCP Training
  • Supplementary Documents and Management Tools
  • Free Technical Support until you achieve certification

Download Brochure and Samples:

SQF Code Packaging Safety Management System
SQF Code Packaging Safety Implementation Workbook
SQF Code Packaging Safety Start Up Guide




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