Intertek awards ISO 22000 Food Safety certification to Dubai World Trade Centre
August 24, 2021
(Dubai, UAE) – Intertek, a Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, is pleased to announce that it has awarded the ISO 22000 certificate to Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) for their Food Safety Management System.
Intertek granted the ISO 22000 certification to DWTC following a series of thorough audits over a period of six months.
The ISO 22000 standard sets out the requirements for a food safety management system and offers a framework for management commitment, interactive communication, the implementation of pre-requisite programmes and the continual improvement of the system.
The certification provides DWTC with a systemic approach to ensure its hospitality business possesses the ability to control food safety hazards across its supply chain and reinforces its commitment to customer satisfaction.
Mohammed Al Jumairi, Vice President, Event Operations, DWTC said: “This certification from Intertek provides DWTC’s hospitality division with a solid framework that will help us to amplify and improve our standards of food safety and hygiene across our catering operations. The ISO 22000 certification attests to our commitment to the highest food safety measures and echoes the importance that DWTC places on strong communication with our food supply chain and the continuous improvement of our operations, products, and services.”
Samir Ahmed, Regional Director, Products & Marketing, Intertek Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan said: “We are delighted to partner with DWTC and award the organisation with the ISO 22000 Food Safety Management System Certification. This standard has become an essential consideration for all businesses working with food supply chains as we continue supporting our customers with industry-leading resources our industry leading risk-based Total Quality Assurance (TQA) solutions. ISO 22000 helps to organise food safety operations by bringing consistency in identification and control of food safety hazards and proficiency to how risks are controlled and managed. Following the onset of Covid-19 last year, consumer behaviour towards food safety has continued to change, and companies are becoming more aware of the importance of ensuring their supply chains are up-to-date with leading food handling practices and procedures.”
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