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【Open call】 "Model Businesses for Acquisition of JFS Standards" in FY2022


The Japan Food Safety Management Association (JFSM) invites applications from business operators who wish to receive subsidies for the costs of audits and certification to JFS standards in order to expand exports and promote the spread of certification or conformity certification to JFS standards for food safety management systems originating in Japan (hereinafter referred to as "certification, etc.").

This project will be implemented as a "Project for Establishment of Environment for Export of Processed Foods Utilizing Standards and Certification: Support for Model Acquisition of JFS Standards to Expand Exports" subsidized by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in FY2022.

Eligible businesses that are selected through a public call for applications will be subsidized for the costs associated with audits and inspections for obtaining certification. These costs include audit/audit fees, registration fees, and consulting fees.

Application period: Tuesday, July 19, 2022 - Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Please refer to the following documents for details and application procedures.

JFS Model Demonstration Project for JFS Standards (Application Procedure)

JFS Standard Model Demonstration Project Applicant Application and Implementation Plan (Form 1)

Sample of Application and Implementation Plan for JFS Model Demonstration Project (Form 1)

JFS Model Certification Declaration (Form 2)

Agreement for Cooperation in Information Dissemination Efforts (Form 3)

JFS Model Operator_Business Plan (Form 4)

R4_Rules for Implementation of JFS Standard Model Demonstration Project

(Note: Japanese only)

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