Date Published

Document reference

Version Number

Document Name & Link


Version 1 30th Nov 2020 (Not yet published)



Version 1 (NEW)

Where allergens are identified through HARA, an allergen risk assessment and management plan to control cross-contamination is required. (Effective from 1st July 2021)

Version 1 11th Nov 2020 (Published 1st Dec 2020?)



Version 1 (NEW)

Where packaging has a functional safety claim, the statement of compliance must provide details and evidence of this claim. (Effective from 1st July 2021)

Version 1.1. 30th Oct 2020

Version 1: 9th Oct 2020 (Not published as of 18th Oct)



Version 1.1 (NEW)

Corrections to spelling and grammar, no changes to the requirements.

Version 1

Protocol details regarding how the 1 in 3 unannounced audits will be managed.

Version 1: 13th July 2020



Version 1

Details on how to complete a BRCGS blended audit, which is part remote and part on site.

Version 1.1 dated and published 16th July 2020

Version 1: dated and published 15th July 2020



P614–Guidance Document

Disposable food contact packaging/ consumer items

NEW: Version 1.1

Removed the word ‘on’ from the title of the document.

Version 1

Details which Standard (Packaging or Consumer Products) is applicable to manufacturers of disposable consumer items such as paper plates, cutlery etc.

Last reviewed 3rd December 2020

All COVID-19 related position statements are now stored in one place: What are the options for BRCGS audit during COVID-19?

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6 thoughts on “Position Statements BRC Packaging

  1. This is great work done by Techni-K team, congrats….., I have been working on BRC Packaging since its 1st Issue but this site is most resourcefulness than any other before and currently. We appreciate the research and information disseminated.

  2. Hello,
    where can I find Position Statement BRCGS082? It’s not on BRC website.
    I’ll appreciate the help.
    And congratulation for your work. It’s really helpful

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