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To Ensure Food Safety, Do You Understand HACCP’s 12 Steps?
To Ensure Food Safety, Do You Understand HACCP’s 12 Steps?
HACCP is a management system used in countries around the world as a preventive approach to help identify food safety-related issues involving not only raw materials, but also those related to equipment and processing. Known as a “farm to fork” strategy, it helps manufacturers establish control over the entire production process to ensure food safety.
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Tip of the Week: It’s Official, The Final Wave of PC Rule Compliance Dates Are Closing In for Human Food Manufacturers, Part 2
Tip of the Week: It’s Official, The Final Wave of PC Rule Compliance Dates Are Closing In for Human Food Manufacturers, Part 2
Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO) facilities are subject to this final wave too. How do the requirements of FSMA’s Preventive Controls Rule compare to the requirements in PMO?
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Updating your Current HACCP Plan Facebook Live Q&A
Updating your Current HACCP Plan Facebook Live Q&A
Cornelius Hugo, Food Safety Professional and FSMA expert, presented tips on transitioning from a HACCP to HARPC on Facebook Live. After his presentation, Hugo answered questions from the live audience. Due to time limitations, not all questions were answered on camera and therefore answered here on the blog.
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Differences of HACCP and HARPC
Differences of HACCP and HARPC
How is HARPC different than my existing HACCP plan?
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Tip of the Week: What to Expect from FDA Guidance for Juice HACCP Regulation
Tip of the Week: What to Expect from FDA Guidance for Juice HACCP Regulation
If the facility is using fresh fruit for their juice, they may need to follow the FSMA’s Final Rule for Produce Safety. 
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Successfully Transition from HACCP to a FSMA-Compliant Food Safety Plan
Successfully Transition from HACCP to a FSMA-Compliant Food Safety Plan
By now, most industry-savvy folks are well aware of what the new Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) rules will mean for their business. However, actually implementing some of the more complicated rules is a different story. 
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Boost Your Verification and Validation Confidence with These Tips to Prove It
Boost Your Verification and Validation Confidence with These Tips to Prove It
Accountability for quality and safety in the food industry is increasing. This can be seen in the increase of supplier approval programs and more intense supplier approval processes, including questionnaires, and second and third party audits. Food processors are being asked more often to “Prove It!”
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Tip of the Week: Building & Training A Qualified Internal Audit Team
Tip of the Week: Building & Training A Qualified Internal Audit Team
As important as it is to build a program that works, it’s equally important to build a team of qualified auditors capable of ensuring your programs are thoroughly evaluated and meeting required expectations before your certification auditor arrives.
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FDA Guidance Explains Certain Exemptions from FSMA
FDA Guidance Explains Certain Exemptions from FSMA
If you are a food producer covered by FDA’s regulations for low-acid canned foods, juice HACCP, or seafood HACCP, how do the rules that implement the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) affect you?
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FSMA's Impact Felt Throughout Global Food Supply Chain Part 2
FSMA's Impact Felt Throughout Global Food Supply Chain Part 2
"In reality, FSVP applies to the US-based owner of the imported products,” said Jeff Wilson, Vice President, Food Safety Services, Europe, Asia and Africa.
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