This book is a tool and a vehicle for further cooperation and information interchange around seafood safety and food safety systems. In the scheme the term audit is used both for verification of requirements of the food safety management system as for verification of other requirements such as requirements of the prerequisite program. The scheme is approved by and will be maintained by the Board of Stakeholders of the scheme. The decisions which affect the associated certification bodies as well as the certificate holders are an integral part of the requirements for certification. Furthermore it contains the © Foundation for Food Safety Certification January 2010 Page 5 of 13 running list of decisions by the Board. In this text this certification scheme is referred to as the scheme.Next
The author also encourages the development of a quality management system. The certificate indicates that the organizations food safety system is in conformance with the requirements which are given in this scheme and that the organization is able to maintain conformance with these requirements. Foundation for Food Safety Certification Board of Stakeholders P. It also highlights critical factors that can help you avoid process bottlenecks. The main part of the book is divided into chapters whichare devoted to the principle groups of animal-derived foodproducts: dairy, meat, poultry, eggs and seafood. The text supplies useful tools that can be applied according to the particular needs of an operation, adding value to its processes and aiding in the establishment of a successful management-based food safety system.Next
Products with a long shelf life at ambient temperature i. © Foundation for Food Safety Certification January 2010 Page 13 of 13. It outlines key performance indicators that can help producers and suppliers easily identify quality, availability, and productivity gaps. This book can be likened to those 3D computer—generated images where you must divert your eyes for a moment to concentrate on the larger image. The aim of the structure is to facilitate the exchange of information and the identification of best practice at an international and multistakeholder level along the entire supply chain. It presents an innovative tool for weighing food, human, and equipment criticalities and also describes how to maximize maintenance design outcome through the empowerment of equipment operators and their close cooperation with maintenance and quality specialists. Board of Stakeholders The Foundation aims to prepare a certificate scheme, with a broad acceptance adding particular value to the relationship between the certified food organizations and those around it the government, customers and suppliers.Next
Identify and neutralise them now, and give your company a competitive advantage. Guidance on the application of these requirements is included if deemed necessary. The book is aimed at food industry managers and consultants;government officials responsible for food safety monitoring;researchers and advanced students interested in food safety. This book is not intended as a step-by-step guide, which is really not useful in management system. These additional requirements are established by the foundation. It can be used by any organization regardless of its size or position in the food chain. Cornelie Glerum Secretary Board of Stakeholders and Foundation for Food Safety Certification Gorinchem, January 2010 Copyright 2010, Foundation for Food Safety Certification, Board of Stakeholders All rights reserved.Next
The workshop will be at the Manhattan Hotel in Pretoria on the 07 November 2014. Managing Business Risk will enable your company to maintain controls on risks that may threaten your business while at the same time delivering transparent reporting to your stakeholders. These developments were triggered by the increasing need of food manufacturers for a generally accepted food safety certificate that meets with the requirements of the subsequent customers in the chain and may incorporate the requirements of the different certification schemes of the retail organizations. This half day course will provide a thorough introduction to the changes and will provide examples of best practice. Effective and harmonized food safety systems shall manage and ensure the safety and suitability of food in each link of the supply chain.
The value added to an organization with a certified food safety system lies in the efforts made by the organization to maintain that system and its commitment to continuously improve its performance. This course will review the new requirements and show examples of best practice in the industry. While the confusion and lack of efficiency resulting from this decision may not be readily apparent to the uninitiated, this book will show the reader that there is a tremendous loss of value associated with stand-alone management systems within an organization. It is however not a guarantee of the organization continuous food safety performance. Any use, including reproduction requires our written permission. It is applicable to all food manufacturing organizations in these categories, regardless of size and complexity, whether profit-making or not and whether public or private.
It is thus imperative that all companies and official control agencies ensure seafood safety and quality throughout the supply chain. The aim of this scheme is to harmonize the certification requirements and methods for food safety systems in the food chain and to ensure the issue of trustworthy food safety certificates that are comparable as regards content and scope. With insights from experts in a variety of food industry-related sectors, the text explains the requirements of the standards, methods for their integration, and the process for identifying and addressing gaps in a manner that is both compliant and beneficial for the organization. If you don't build risk controls into the structure of your company, from the boardroom down, then your business could be vulnerable to a number of threats - both internal and external. If it does not you will need to make improvements to the system before achieving certification.Next
One cycle addresses the food safety management system and the other covers the operational processes. . Public concern at these and other eventshas led government agencies to implement a variety of legislativeactions covering many aspects of the food chain. It enables a food supplier to give assurances that food has been produced, prepared and handled according to the most recognized standards. This book identifies how to ensure food product safety through maintenance engineering in a way that produces added value and generates real profits for your organization.Next