Abbreviations Concerning Food Safety Theory

The following abbreviation list is created to aid you in the terminology.

Abbreviations concerning Chemical Hazards

ADIAcceptable daily intake
FFAFree fatty acids
GMOGenetically modified organism
PAKPolycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon
PCBPolychlorinated biphenyls
pHAcidy scale (abbreviation stands for potential of hydrogen)

Abbreviations concerning Microbiological Hazards

AwWater activity
anaer.Anaerobe living conditions for organisms (without oxygen)
CFUColony-forming units
faAerobe living conditions for organisms can live without oxygen
FIFood infection
FPFood poisoning
m.aerMesophilic aerobic, aerobe living conditions
OOxygen levels

Abbreviations Concerning Food Safety Compliance

Abbreviations for HACCP Management

HACCP Critical Point
CCPCritical Control Point
PRPPrerequisite Program
OPRPOperational Prerequisite Program
GAPGood Agricultural Practices
GMPGood Manufacturing Practices

Abbreviations concerning standards

BAPBest Aquaculture Practices
BRCBritish Retail Consortium
FSSCFood System
GFSI Food Safety Initiative
Global Good Agricultural Practices
IFS Featured Standard
ISOInternational for Standardization
SQFSafe Quality Food

Abbreviations concerning Food Safety Authorities

FDAFoos and Drug Authority
FSMAFood Safety Modernization Act