NEWS

19-03-18
Vitafoods Europe 2018

 

15-17 May 2018

Geneva

 

Meet us at stand K72

Manufacturing License

The logistic/manufacture facility of BIOXTRACT is registered and approved by the AFSCA (Federal Agency for the Food Chain Safety) for food supplement production under the Registration Number AER/NAM/004889 since 2006.

 

In Belgium, there is no hard copy document for this approval, which can only be checked directly through the official following link of the AFSCA (only available in French or Dutch) :

 

https://www.foodweb.be/Operator/Public/ViewOperator.aspx?Id=3722883

 

 

Validated Self-Inspection System

 

BIOXTRACT was the first Belgian company in the food supplement sector to implement in 2008 a self-inspection system (SIS) validated according to AFSCA requirements and to the sectorial guide SAC G-011 by an external inspection body approved by the competent authorities.

 

Since 2008, this inspection in renewed annually and recorded by the AFSCA. As for the production authorization, the self-inspection status is available on the same Internet site (see above).

 

Certificate N: INS 200/01/0058 valid until 24th of September 2018

 

 

Quality food supplements.

 

FSSC 22000 certification 

 

Since 2008, BIOXTRACT is ISO 22000 : 2005 certified by an external control body accredited by BELAC (Belgian System of Accreditation). This international norm compiles requirements from ISO 9001 and food safety (HACCP). It has been renewed for two cycles of three years with an annual control each year.

 

In 2014 and after these two first cycles of ISO 22000 : 2005, BIOXTRACT decided to move to a more complete food safety system certification : FSSC 22000, which is a certification scheme for food safety systems including ISO 22000:2005, ISO 22002-1:2009 and additional FSSC 22000 requirements revision 3 Published 10 April 2013.

 

BIOXTRACT has initiated in 2017 his second cycle of certification.

 

Certificate N: INS162/01/0056 valid until 21th of October 2020 with an annual re-audit control plan (in 2018 the annual re-audit will include an upgrade audit to the new version 4.1 of the FSSC 22000 norm).

 

 

GMP Certification

 

Since September 2016, BIOXTRACT is also GMP certified according to NSF/ANSI Standard 173, Section 8 dedicated to dietary supplements for both our laboratory and logistic/manufacture premises.

 

This certification implies an annual two-days audit during the month of November and a one-day follow-up audit 6 months later for the checking of the implementation of the corrective actions issued from the general audit.

 

The certification can be checked on-line on the following website of NSF:

info.nsf.org/Certified/GMP/Listings.asp.

 

Certificate N: C0306287-01 valid until 31th of December 2018 for the logistic/manufacture facility in Isnes.

Certificate N: C0316008-01 valid until 31th of December 2018 for the analytical laboratory in Gembloux.