International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is an independent, non-governmental international organization responsible for developing standards for products, services, and systems, to ensure quality, safety and efficiency. While ISO works to develop international standards, third-party certification is carried out by external certification bodies. Products are labeled according to the specific ISO standard. For example, ISO 22000 represents the International Standards addressing food safety management, while ISO 9000 represents applies to quality management systems.

For more information, visit the ISO website.