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Top 10 considerations for building a robust food safety management system

02/15/2012

Read the newest article by LRQA's Food Safety Expert, Vel Pillay, speaking about the importance of management systems framework within a successful and effective food safety system.

Read the newest article by LRQA's Food Safety Expert, Vel Pillay, on the importance of looking beyond operational requirements to ensure food safety management systems are effective.

In this article, Vel Pillay discusses the importance of having both a functioning management system and a robust HACCP program and provides general guidance on how to approach implementation of a structured management system.

How do we build a robust system?

Vel points out that there is no one right way. But you will gain insight from his step by step, simple and logical approach, such as:

  • Establishing measures to create a hygenic environment and prevent contamination

  • Gathering information and conducting hazard analysis

  • Hazard assessment and control

  • Establishing Operational Prerequisitie Programs (OPRPs) and Critical Control Points (CCPs), monitoring and corrective actions

  • Management commitment

  • and more


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