HACCP Team goals & responsibilities

The HACCP team has the following goals and :

  • Conduct a to determine which must be controlled, the degree of required to achieve food safety, and the combination of control required.
  • Plan and implement processes necessary to validate control measures and/or combinations of control measures and to verify and improve the food safety system, for example, iMIS Food.
  • Assess in the process that have an adverse effect on food safety.
  • of the food safety system.
  • Indicate for each process step, including all products, all processes and all elements of the prior program on which they were assessed and justify whether or not a critical control point (CCP or OPRP) exists.
  • Verify that the food safety system is within the scope and that the scope includes the entire food safety system.
  • Make adjustments to keep the food safety system up to date and correct. Either through verification or .
  • Managing the training of staff to ensure that everyone has sufficient knowledge of the necessary aspects of food safety.
  • Determine and verify the scope.

The hazard analysis also considers the place in the chain and takes into account our suppliers and customers.

It is essential that the HACCP team has sufficient expertise. The expertise and composition of the HACCP team are recorded in the of tasks and skills of the HACCP team. With the current composition of the HACCP team, all the necessary knowledge and expertise are available for daily operations. For additional specific , use is made of QAssurance B.V.

The HACCP team has the approval of management and is supported with the necessary resources, facilities and time where possible.


HACCP meetings

A HACCP team meeting will take place according to a set frequency, assessing, at a minimum, whether:

  • The food safety system is current and effective.
  • The measures taken have been adequately implemented/adopted.
  • New processes and/or products must be or have been assessed.
  • Developments with regard to legislation, technology, knowledge, etc. have an influence.
  • or new information related to or food defense affect us.

In addition, any disasters and exceedances of standards are assessed and possible improvements identified. The realization of formulated goals is assessed and the cause is investigated if goals are not met. Measures are then taken.

Minutes shall be taken of the meetings.

To keep the HACCP team, but certainly, the company informed, management will make every effort to provide all necessary information. This may include:

  • New products;
  • New ;
  • New ;
  • Modifications to the recipe;
  • New or modified processes, investments;
  • A new of equipment or environment;
  • New suppliers of product or service, new services;
  • New customer requirements that need to be translated to the workplace;
  • Changes in cleaning and disinfection (method, means, frequency, etc.);
  • Possible legal changes or changes in standards;
  • Changes in packaging and/or packaging materials;
  • Changes in or transportation;
  • Changes in , powers, responsibilities and authorizations;
  • Complaints and notifications;
  • State of the art, new knowledge and research results;
  • New knowledge about food safety hazards and control measures;
  • Changes in level;
  • Objectives;

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