HACCP is Climate Friendly
HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) is a food safety management system that is designed to identify and control potential hazards in food production processes. While HACCP may not directly address climate change, it can play a role in reducing the environmental impact of food production, which is a major contributor to climate change. […]
Personal HACCP Certification vs. Facility HACCP Certification
In today’s world of sensitive consumer needs for food safety, it is imperative that a food manufacturing facility (and brand) obtain a HACCP certification, at minimum. Implementing a HACCP food safety system and gaining HACCP certification may the gateway to growth in business opportunities (new clients), demonstrating food safety commitment, and solidifying the viability of […]
Is HACCP a Law?
HACCP is not a federal law in the United States, but it is a mandatory requirement for certain food products that are regulated by the U.S. Department…
What is a Critical Control Point (CCP)?
Identifying and monitoring CCPs is an important part of a food safety management system, such as HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points).
How Much Does a Food Safety Plan Cost?
In general, the cost of developing a food safety plan can range from a few hundred dollars to several thousand dollars. The cost of implementing the plan and maintaining it over time will also vary depending on the specific requirements of the plan and the resources required to meet those requirements. It is important for businesses to carefully consider the costs associated with developing and implementing a food safety plan in order to determine whether it is a viable option for their business.
How to Get a HACCP Certificate?
Find a training course: There are a number of organizations that offer HACCP training courses, both in-person and online. These courses should be accredited an can vary in length and intensity, so it is important to find one that meets your needs and schedule.
The Cost of Foodborne Illness
Foodborne illness can have significant costs for individuals, businesses, and society as a whole. These costs can be financial, such as medical expenses and lost productivity, as well as non-financial, such as the impact on quality of life and overall well-being. For individuals, the costs of foodborne illness can include medical expenses, such as hospitalization […]
What Is HACCP?
Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) is an internationally recognized method of identifying and managing food safety-related risks, and when it is the centerpiece of an active food safety program, it can provide your customers, the public, and regulatory agencies with the assurance that your food safety program is well managed.