Accreditation: Improving Food Safety
WHO estimated that 33 million years of healthy lives are lost due to eating unsafe food globally each year. The Role of Accreditation It is important that the market has assurance that conformity assessment bodies operate to acceptable
standards and this is the purpose of accreditation. The accreditation process determines, in the public interest, the technical competence and integrity of
Conformity assessment is the demonstration that what is being supplied actually meets the requirements specified or claimed. Conformity assessment can be
applied to a product, a service, a process, a system, a body or persons and includes activities such as testing, inspection and certification.