The BFFF are pleased to confirm that BRC Global Standards (BRCGS) have now published the draft version 3 of the Agents and Brokers Standard for public consultation.
The Agents and Brokers Standard provides a framework for Brokers, Agents, Importers and Exporters to manage product safety, quality and legality in the food and packaging industries.
The BFFF welcomed being part of the working group reviewing this Standard to ensure it incorporated the latest industry best practice and regulatory and customer requirements.
Following on from the consultation, it is proposed that Issue 3 will be published in October 2021 with certification against Issue 3 commencing from 1st April 2022.
Note: All certificates issued against audits carried out prior to this date will be against Issue 2 and be valid for the period specified on the certificate.