Fruit and vegetables have natural bacteria and other microorganisms present on their surfaces. As food processors and manufacturers we need to make sure we limit the spread of pathogenic bacteria, viruses and parasites in the products we make from fresh fruit and vegetables. Read more to find out what you MUST do.
When writing Good Manufacturing Practises, my first stop is to check out the FDA’s guidance documents. These documents provide helpful advice as, while they not legally binding, they explain FDA’s current thinking on a topic to do with food regulations or dietary supplements. Specific regulatory or statutory requirements are cited within the documents. The topics […]
For every form you fill out, you need instructions on how to complete the form accurately and what to do if the numbers are not within your specs. These instructions are standard operating procedures or SOPs for short.
What are good manufacturing practices and how can you use them to help your food business?
Prerequisite programs should be in place before writing a food safety plan. What are prerequisite programs?
Both HACCP and Food Safety Plans use scientific information to investigate what the hazards of your product are and how they can be controlled. But which plan do you need?