This is my very first post here. I am currently in the process of reviewing a HACCP plan for the milling of wheat and maize which has an excessive number of CCP's.
Was wondering if the receival of grain is a CCP. The below are checked for every receival of grain by road/rail
CCP1- CL:Wheat moisture <12.5%
Maize moisture < 14%
CCP2: CL: Aflatoxins absent
Any help would be much appreciated.
The choice might relate to your specific haccp methodology or FS Standard but these days, hazards at receiving stages are more typically handled via Prerequisite programs rather than CCPs. This may reduce the number of CCPs.
Regarding yr CCPs -
"moisture" per se is not a safety hazard, ie not a CCP.
It might be a critical limit for some other hazard though.
Depending on the risk assessment, "aflatoxin" might be a significant safety hazard and set as a CCP but as noted above, currently more likely to be handled via a PRP. IIRC there is usually a regulatory tolerance for level of aflatoxin ?