The VITAL Standard is a supplementary certification program for food manufacturers that are already certified to GFSI recognised food safety management standards that include allergen management. The VITAL Standard is certified by Certification Bodies accredited to ISO/IEC 17065:2012 (or subsequent version) and audited by auditors trained in the VITAL Standard and registered with The Allergen Bureau Ltd.
Manufacturers that achieve VITAL certification may use the VITAL Mark on the products within their scope of certification.
The VITAL Standard was produced by the VITAL Phase 3 – Certification Working Group.
VITAL Standard Application