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    Hi All   it would  be great if I get assistance in the above topic , actually as we are a catering service company we have a kitchen and dinning area for open buffets breakfast , lunch, a... more

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    Today, FSSC 22000 published its brand new Quality Module and a revised set of scheme documents version 3.2, to include Animal Production in its certification scope.FSSC 22000 Quality Module Today,... more

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    Mr. Incognito - 16 minutes ago

    And as I'm always working hard to beat dead horses:   Who Is Not Required to Follow These Laws Many organizations that have health information about you do not have to follow these laws. Examp... more

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    I happened to see this topic, and I wanted to inject some thought on the legal aspect.   The quoted part of the regulation says that " Covered entities may disclose protected health informat... more

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        A quick question regarding the above. Is there a specific call out not to wash items directly on the floor?  I just need to prove with a written regulation, not just common sen... more

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    This subject of validation and verification is right up there in the list of food safety areas which cause the most confusion among members and the variety and often conflicting definitions and requirements in food safety certification standards as to what should be validated, what should be verified and what should be done to meet the criteria for validation and verification only adds to the c... more

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