The standards

What's new in Version 7 of IFS Food?

Version 7 of the IFS Food standard has been published on 6 October 2020.

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Generic information


Version 7 of the IFS will be applicable as of 1 March 2021 and mandatory as of 1 July 2021. This deadline allows companies to implement the necessary changes within their organisation.


Interactive Webinar

Target audience

IFS managers, quality managers, etc. 


Experience with IFS Food version 6.1

Certificate issued

Certificate of participation

Practical information

18.12.2020, 08.00 - 12.00 CET
Timeline for subscription
CHF 325/€ 260 (CHF 275/€ 220 for ProCert customers) incl. documentation, excl. VAT; 10% discount for 2 or more participants from the same company
Marie-Laure Pouteau, Train-the-Trainer trained by IFS on version 7; Richard Schnyder, Accreditation Officer
Number of participants
5 - 15


Pedagogical information

Objectives of the webinar

  • Presentation of changes in business requirements compared to version 6. 
  • Presentation of the changes made to the protocol
  • Ensuring a successful transition

Content of the webinar

  • Role of the GFSI 
  • Overview of the main changes to the standard (interactive): number of requirements reduced from 281 to 237; 12 new requirements: food safety culture, root cause analysis, food fraud, foreign body risk, subcontracting of products and processes, traceability, pest management, right to information within 3 working days and other reinforced requirements
  • Overview of the main changes to the protocol (interactive): "assessment" and no longer "audit", new minimum duration, different types of production, new scoring system with the B, corrections and corrective actions, etc.
  • Next Steps

Customized training

This webinar can be adapted to your specific needs. Contact us for further details.


Registrations are no longer possible for this course because it lies in the past.