The enhanced guidelines embedded within the new FSSC 22000 standard epitomize a progressive stride towards harmonizing best practices with evolving realities. Welcome to the latest installment in our comprehensive blog series on the revamped FSSC 22000 standard. This series aims to provide food safety professionals with a clear roadmap to understanding the key changes in [...]
Are you controlling allergen hazard for returnable packaging? Methods to address this in 4 scenarios.
There is a new buzz among food packaging manufacturers: How to manage allergen(s) when shipping materials are sent back from manufacturers who facilitate declared allergens. Third party auditors are noticing return program of dunnage and are asking questions. Let us share with you a true story. As a plastic bottle manufacturer, controlling allergens was as easy [...]
All efforts of an organization should be on preventing cross-contamination, since identifying it is difficult and usually expensive. Cross-Contamination is a relevant hazard that food industry should address cautiously. In cross-contamination microorganisms or other contaminants (physical or chemical) are unintentionally transferred from one food product to another. When this contamination is done by contact [...]