IFS took the decision to publish a modified version of IFS Food 6 (IFS Food 6.1 November 2017) which will include some additional requirements. This modified version will come into force from 1st of July 2018.
Most relevant changes from 6 to 6.1 are:
These changes were implemented by:
The publishing of IFS Food Version 7 will be postponed until the end of 2018.
Companies which are audited unannounced and have an audit period starting on or after 1st July 2018 will be audited against IFS Food 6.1. Those whose unannounced audit period starts before the 1st July 2018 have to be audited against IFS Food 6 April 2014!