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HISTORY OF THE JFS SCHEME, PROGRAM AND STANDARDS

HISTORY
History of the JFS scheme program and standards as of Sep. 10, 2018

BRIEF HISTORY

January 2016
Japan Food Safety Management Association (JFSM) established
July 2016
JFS-E-C Standard and JFS-C Certification Scheme document published
September 2016
The first certification body, JIA-QA Center, registered based on JFS-C Scheme document
September 2016
The first certified organization based on JFS-E-C Standard, Tsurumi Plant of Nisshin Flour Milling Inc., disclosed
October 2016
The first accreditation body, JAB, contracted with based on JFS-C Scheme document
October 2016
JFS-E-A Standard, JFS-E-B Standard, and JFS-A/B Audit and Conformity Assessment Program document published
December 2016
The first assessment company based on JFS-A/B Program document, Ecore Co., Ltd., registered
January 2017
The number of JFSM members exceeded 100
March 2017
The first conforming organization based on JFS-E-B Standard, Head Office of Daiichisuisan Co., Ltd., disclosed
October 2017
Published JFS-A/B Audit and Conformity Assessment Program - Approval Standard for the Assessor and Reviewer Training Courses
December 2017
The number of JFSM members exceeded 200
March 2018
The first training organization for Conformity Assessment Training Courses, Technofer Ltd., registered based on the JFS-A/B Approval Standard for the Assessor and Reviewer Training Courses
May 2018
The first conforming organization based on JFS-A Standard, Refrigerated Facilities "MASKAR", of Onagawa Fishmarket Trading Union, disclosed
October 2018
JFS-C certification program (Sector: EIV) achieved recognition against GSFI Benchmarking Requirements Version 7.1
December 2018
The number of conforming organizations based on JFS-B Standard exceeded 100