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The Most Important Food Safety Document

Posted by Simon, in Food Safety 11 July 2019 - * * * * * · 414 views
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The Most Important Food Safety Document As a consultant, I am often asked “what is the most important document I need to have?” Some will say “they are all important”, some will say “HACCP, is the most important”. I could argue that the Food Safety Plan (FSP) is now your most important document for any Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) certification. The FSP or in some cases “The Human Rule”...


Traceability: What’s Now, What’s Next, and What You Need to Know

Posted by Simon, in Food Safety 30 June 2019 - - - - - - · 1,135 views
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Traceability: What’s Now, What’s Next, and What You Need to Know As countries all over the world are pushing for stricter regulations on food products and food systems are becoming increasingly globalized, a noticeable trend has come to the forefront of new criteria for auditing. As many in the industry have noticed, food safety auditors are asking facilities to perform progressively more demanding traceability drills....


The most ‘Out of Date’ food product you ate and survived?

Posted by Simon, in Food Safety 11 December 2014 - * * * * * · 5,393 views
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The most ‘Out of Date’ food product you ate and survived? A lot of discussion in the press this week about ‘food waste’ and the fact that unrealistically short ‘Best Before’ dates are used on products to frighten consumers into throwing things away that are perfectly safe and edible. You can understand food producers who want to cover their backsides and also make sure that you don’t have their product hanging a...


Why won’t they wear their hairnets properly?

Posted by Simon, in Food Safety 10 October 2013 - * * * * - · 7,127 views

Because it’s complicated.

Well we could stop there, but let’s try and take a serious look.

In management circles “Culture” is an often mentioned word, but it’s not easy to put a finger on what exactly it is. As an auditor I can walk into a factory and determine within a few short minutes whether it has a good, bad or an ugly culture? You can see it, hea...


The Ultimate Corrective Action!

Posted by Simon, in Food Safety 24 September 2010 - - - - - - · 1,916 views

Food Safety is important, that goes without saying, but is it a matter of life and death?

In a worst case scenario it can be for those who are made seriously ill after consuming contaminated food or drink, but what about those who cause illness and death with their products - what should be their punishment?

Well according to the newswires this week Chi...





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