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Posted 20 September 2019 - 12:55 PM

Hi all,

 

Which international standards mandate consideration of radiological hazards during hazard analysis (i.e. during HACCP studies)?

 

I know it is mandated in the BRC Global Food Standard Version 8, but unsure about FSSC22000, IFS and the rest....

 

Look forward to your replies,

 

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Posted 20 September 2019 - 02:07 PM

Hi all,

 

Which international standards mandate consideration of radiological hazards during hazard analysis (i.e. during HACCP studies)?

 

I know it is mandated in the BRC Global Food Standard Version 8, but unsure about FSSC22000, IFS and the rest....

 

Look forward to your replies,

 

Many thanks

 

The Prof

 

afaik, a Globally recognized International haccp standard does not exist.

 

Perhaps you can refine the scope of yr query ?


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Charles.C


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Posted 20 September 2019 - 02:13 PM

Hi Charles C,

 

My query relates to which of the widely used Standards mandate consideration of radiological hazards when conducting hazard analyses.  The Standards I have in mind are  specifically the most widely used Standards, i.e. BRC Food V8, IFS, FSSC 22000, SQF.  I hope this clarifies things a little.



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Posted 20 September 2019 - 02:25 PM

Hi Charles C,

 

My query relates to which of the widely used Standards mandate consideration of radiological hazards when conducting hazard analyses.  The Standards I have in mind are  specifically the most widely used Standards, i.e. BRC Food V8, IFS, FSSC 22000, SQF.  I hope this clarifies things a little.

 

I deduce you mean GFSI recognised FS Standards.


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Posted 20 September 2019 - 02:32 PM

I deduce you mean GFSI recognised FS Standards.

 

Yes Charles, GFSI recognised schemes is what I was thinking of...  Many thanks, The Prof



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Posted 25 September 2019 - 07:19 PM

It is in BRC. Not sure about the other GFSI standards, but if you sell into the US, it is required under FSMA.



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Posted 27 September 2019 - 07:23 PM

For FSMA the radiological hazard is part of the chemical hazard analysis.  At a seminar I went to, the FDA panel members went to great lengths to allay people's concerns about this requirement.  They gave the example of a firm using mineral spring water to make their product.  The FDA people said that since it was possible that a spring would have radon or other dissolved radioactive elements, it should be tested annually for that possibility.



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Posted 28 September 2019 - 05:19 PM

In FSMA, even though radiological hazards are part of chemical hazards,a documented risk analysis for radiological hazards is important.



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Posted 29 September 2019 - 08:00 AM

Hi Prof,

 

References to" radiological" in GFSI EIII  -recognised (Food) Standards

 

Seems to be 6 Food Standards -

 

(1) SQF8(Manufacturing) - Food defense section

(2) BRC8 - Hazard Analysis section

(3) FSSC22000-ver.5(ISO22000:2018) - Hazard Control Plan section

(4) IFS-ver.6.1 - Food Defense section (Most recent

(5) PrimusGFS-ver.2,1 - Not mentioned (Most recent ver.=3 but not found)

(6) Global Aquaculture Alliance Seafood - Seafood Processing Standard Issue 3 Not mentioned (most recent version = 5 but not found)

 

Seems only hazard analyses in (2,3) are mandated to include radiological (although 5,6 did not check latest version)

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Posted 14 July 2021 - 10:16 AM

For BRCGS V8, radiological risk assessment is required as part of the HACCP plan. I've attached a screenshot to this post.

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