Blender gaskets can potentially pose a risk if not properly cleaned and maintained. While they are not inherently dangerous, neglecting proper cleaning and sanitation of blender gaskets can lead to foodborne threats and compromise kitchen hygiene. Here are a few reasons why blender gaskets can become problematic if not handled correctly: 1. Bacterial growth: Blender […]
The origins of the FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) can be traced back to the late 19th and early 20th centuries when concerns over the safety and quality of food and drugs began to emerge. Prior to the establishment of the FDA, there were limited regulations in place to ensure the safety and efficacy […]
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. […]
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 […]
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…
Identifying and monitoring CCPs is an important part of a food safety management system, such as HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points).
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.
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.
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 […]
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.