Food Safety for Food Business Operators

Author: Mukundan Kunjan
Publisher:
ISBN: 1520814593
Release Date: 2017-03-12
Genre:

The monograph, Food Safety for Food Business Operators is a compilation of various steps involved in implementing HACCP, GMP, Hygiene & Sanitation (ISO 22000) in any segment of food business in the food chain starting from farm to fork. The book surveys the different sources of food safety hazards entering into the food chain and gives practical methods to control the probable significant hazards to keep them under safe levels for human consumption. To achieve this the book provides, brief and simple explanation of the terminologies and procedures for implementing HACCP and Pre Requisite Programmes (PRPs). The book also provides a comprehensive list of almost all biological, chemical and physical hazards along with the tolerance levels. There are also brief descriptions on the health problems associated with each individual hazard. Several examples of corrective action, list of records to be maintained and a practical check list for evaluation HACCP & PRPs in an operating unit are also included in the book. The language of narration is simple and easily understandable to any food business operator. Any one who reads this book will be able to implement HACCP and PRPs (ISO 22000) in a food handling/processing line. Besides Food Business Operators, the book will be an asset also for trainers/trainees/academic teachers & students/enforcement officers/general public interested in food safety and public health. Please see contents.CONTENTS.TOPIC. PAGE.Cover Page. 1.About the Author. 2.Introduction. 3.Origin of Food Safety Hazards. 5.The Seven Principles of HACCP. 7.Probable Records of HACCP Program. 16.The Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP). 19.The Good Hygiene Practices. 20.The Sanitation Practices. 23.The Pest Control- Exclusion of pests. 26.The Good Laboratory Practice (GLP). 27.The Good Personnel Policy. 28.The Common Food Safety Hazards. 29.The Biological Hazards. 29.The Chemical Hazards. 31.The Antibiotic Residues. 34.The Toxic Heavy Metal Residues. 35.The Aflatoxins. 38.The Pesticides and Dioxins. 38.The Common Physical Hazards. 39.Check List for Audit/Internal Audit. 40.

An Introduction to HACCP

Author: Qamrul Khanson
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 9780973902440
Release Date: 2012-01
Genre: Food handling

By reading each chapter of this book, a food operator, technologist, coordinator and manager would be in a position to independently manage a HACCP system based on legal, scientific and consumers demand. This book is intended to provide a detailed discussion of diverse subjects with relation to food safety related to bakery, beverage, dairy, fish, and meat industries. It is well suited for under-graduate, post-graduate university students who are in dairy or food technology fields needing education in food safety and the HACCP system. This book will equally serve the food processing courses, industry sponsored courses and in plant HACCP training courses for the staff.

Codex Alimentarius

Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
ISBN: 9251034257
Release Date: 1993-01-01
Genre: Science

The Codex Alimentarius presents adopted international food standards in a uniform manner. The full set, when complete, will comprise 14 volumes. Of these, nine will present standards and codes of practices compiled on a commodity-by-commodity basis, and two will deal with residues of pesticides and veterinary drugs in foods. Other volumes will contain information on acceptances of standards, as well as methods of analysis and sampling. Print editions are available in English, French, and Spanish. The title is also available as a tri-lingual CD-ROM.

The A Z of Food Safety

Author: Jeremy W. Stranks
Publisher: Thorogood Publishing
ISBN: 9781854183835
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Business & Economics

We currently live in an increasingly litigious society, and the legal and practical risks associated with food safety are becoming complex and significant areas of concern for health officers and food business owners. This book is a detailed and comprehensive guide to the field of study, fully up-to-date with all the latest developments in UK and European legislation. With an extensive topic-by-topic index format, this book will prove an accessible source of reference for all food-related queries. The author explains how best to conform to regulations and offers relevant practical advice under each topic heading.

Food Safety for the 21st Century

Author: Carol A. Wallace
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119053576
Release Date: 2018-08-08
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Revised to reflect the most recent developments in food safety, the second edition of Food Safety for the 21st Century offers practitioners an authoritative text that contains the essentials of food safety management in the global supply chain. The authors — noted experts in the field — reveal how to design, implement and maintain a stellar food safety programme. The book contains industry best-practices that can help businesses to improve their systems and accelerate the application of world-class food safety systems. The authors outline the key food safety considerations for individuals, businesses and organisations involved in today’s complex global food supply chains. The text contains the information needed to recognise food safety hazards, design safe products and processes and identify and manage effectively the necessary control mechanisms within the food business. The authors also include a detailed discussion of current issues and key challenges in the global food supply chain. This important guide: • Offers a thorough review of the various aspects of food safety and considers how to put in place an excellent food safety system • Contains the information on HACCP appropriate for all practitioners in the world-wide food supply chain • Assists new and existing business to meet their food safety goals and responsibilities • Includes illustrative examples of current thinking and challenges to food safety management and recommendations for making improvements to systems and practices Written for food safety managers, researchers and regulators worldwide, this revised guide offers a comprehensive text and an excellent reference for developing, implementing and maintaining world-class food safety programmes and shows how to protect and defend the food supply chain from threats.

Food Safety in the 21st Century

Author: Puja Dudeja
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780128018460
Release Date: 2016-09-28
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Food Safety in the 21st Century: Public Health Perspective is an important reference for anyone currently working in the food industry or those entering the industry. It provides realistic, practical, and very usable information about key aspects of food safety, while also systematically approaching the matter of foodborne illness by addressing the intricacies of both prevention and control. This book discusses ways to assess risk and to employ epidemiological methods to improve food safety. In addition, it also describes the regulatory context that shapes food safety activities at the local, national, and international levels and looks forward to the future of food safety. Provides the latest research and developments in the field of food safety Incorporates practical, real-life examples for risk reduction Includes specific aspects of food safety and the risks associated with each sector of the food chain, from food production, to food processing and serving Describes various ways in which epidemiologic principles are applied to meet the challenges of maintaining a safe food supply in India and how to reduce disease outbreaks Presents practical examples of foodborne disease incidents and their root causes to highlight pitfalls in food safety management

Food Hygiene Microbiology and HACCP

Author: P.R. Hayes
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781475752540
Release Date: 2013-11-09
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Food microbiology is a fascinating and challenging science. It is also very demanding with a constantly changing sea of guidelines, regulations and equip ment. Public concerns over food safety issues can overemphasize certain risks and detract from the normal hygienic practice of food manufacturers. This new edition aims to update anyone concerned with the hygienic production of food on key issues of HACCP, food microbiology and the methods of microbe detection. I have taken a 'crystal ball' approach to certain topics. The use of rapid techniques such as lux gene technology and polymerase chain reaction (DNA probes) are progressing so rapidly in the research laboratory that when this book is in print the techniques may be more readily available. New methods for investigating viral gastroenteritis due to small round structured viruses (SRSV) have been developed past the 'research' stage and may become more standard in the next few years. Undoubtedly this will alter our understanding of the prevalence of viral food poisoning. I have also included issues such as new variant CJD (associated with BSE infected cattle) which at the time of writing has only caused the deaths of 20 people, but due to the uncertain incubation time could be a far more serious problem. In the UK there has been a much publicised outbreak of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 which has resulted in a government inquiry and the recommenda tion of the generic HACCP approach. Hence this approach to HACCP imple mentation has been included.

Food Hygiene Microbiology and HACCP

Author: S. Forsythe
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781461521938
Release Date: 2012-12-06
Genre: Science

Food microbiology is a fascinating and challenging science. It is also very demanding with a constantly changing sea of guidelines, regulations and equip ment. Public concerns over food safety issues can overemphasize certain risks and detract from the normal hygienic practice of food manufacturers. This new edition aims to update anyone concerned with the hygienic production of food on key issues of HACCP, food microbiology and the methods of microbe detection. I have taken a 'crystal ball' approach to certain topics. The use of rapid techniques such as lux gene technology and polymerase chain reaction (DNA probes) are progressing so rapidly in the research laboratory that when this book is in print the techniques may be more readily available. New methods for investigating viral gastroenteritis due to small round structured viruses (SRSV) have been developed past the 'research' stage and may become more standard in the next few years. Undoubtedly this will alter our understanding of the prevalence of viral food poisoning. I have also included issues such as new variant CJD (associated with BSE infected cattle) which at the time of writing has only caused the deaths of 20 people, but due to the uncertain incubation time could be a far more serious problem. In the UK there has been a much publicised outbreak of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 which has resulted in a government inquiry and the recommenda tion of the generic HACCP approach. Hence this approach to HACCP imple mentation has been included.

Safety in the Agri food Chain

Author: Pieternel A. Luning
Publisher: Wageningen Academic Pub
ISBN: 9789076998770
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Science

Increasing public demand for adequate and safe food supply has led to extensive development in the field of plant-animal production, food processing, quality and safety procedures, food analysis and control and regulations. However, safety of food can only be guaranteed by the integration of control systems in the complete food chain "from stable to table".This book covers the total agri-food chain. The first section includes a chapter giving a clear overview of the food production chain, followed by chapters about distinct safety risk factors (biological, chemical, physical and others) occuring in the agri-food chain. The third section deals with various systems to handle these risk factors. It includes a chapter on the various quality assurance systems, a detailed chapter on HACCP, as well as on risk management, modelling of safety, and tracking and tracing. The last section includes chapters on the different stakeholders (consumer, legislation, ethics) that are concerned with food safety.The book is aimed at supporting educational programmes on safety in agri-food chains in higher education and at the academic level. It can also be used as a handbook in food industry and agri-business.

International Standards for Food Safety

Author: Naomi Rees
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0834217686
Release Date: 2000-04-30
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Demands for safe food, against a background of increasing trade, are making international controls on food safety essential. Agreements on how to control the safety of food to meet these needs are now in place among the major trading blocks, particularly in Europe and in the USA, and more recently, in Australia. This book also describes progress in areas such as systematically reviewing risk from food, developing national infrastructures to enforce standards and growing input from consumer groups and others, including economists, to the debate on how to set international food standards. Discussed in-depth is the effort to achieve global standards for food safety under the auspices of the Codex Alimentarius Commission.

HACCP

Author: Sara Mortimore
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781461450283
Release Date: 2013-01-17
Genre: Technology & Engineering

HACCP: A Practical Approach, 3rd edition has been updated to include the current best practice and new developments in HACCP application since the last edition was published in 1998. This book is intended to be a compendium of up-to-date thinking and best practice approaches to the development, implementation, and maintenance of HACCP programs for food safety management. Introductory chapters set the scene and update the reader on developments on HACCP over the last 15 years. The preliminary stages of HACCP, including preparation and planning and system design, are covered first, followed by a consideration of food safety hazards and their control. Prerequisite program coverage has been significantly expanded in this new edition reflecting its development as a key support system for HACCP. The HACCP plan development and verification and maintenance chapters have also been substantially updated to reflect current practice and a new chapter on application within the food supply chain has been added. Appendices provide a new set of case studies of practical HACCP application plus two new case studies looking at lessons learned through food safety incident investigation. Pathogen profiles have also been updated by experts to provide an up-to-date summary of pathogen growth and survival characteristics that will be useful to HACCP teams. The book is written both for those who are developing HACCP systems for the first time and for those who need to update, refresh and strengthen their existing systems. New materials and new tools to assist the HACCP team have been provided and the current situation on issues that are still undergoing international debate, such as operational prerequisite programs. All tools such as decision trees and record-keeping formats are provided to be of assistance and are not obligatory to successful HACCP. Readers are guided to choose those that are relevant to their situations and which they find are helpful in their HACCP endeavors.

Food Labelling

Author: J R Blanchfield
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing
ISBN: 9781855736368
Release Date: 2000-07-25
Genre: Technology & Engineering

J Ralph Blanchfield has brought together a distinguished panel of European and American experts from industry and academia. Together they provide a comprehensive guide to producing labelling that complies with existing legislation and satisfies the needs of all interested parties. Food labelling also provides a valuable insight into possible future developments. The book deals with each aspect of food labelling from the EU and USA perspectives in turn. The legislative requirements for both are fully examined in sections written by experts from the UK Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and the US Food and Drug Administration respectively. There are chapters on major themes including the declaration of ingredients and additives, durability indication, nutrition information and nutrition and health claims. Readers will find answers to the questions raise by the issues of Genetically Modified and irradiated foods and ingredients, as well as guides to good international practice in design, multi-lingual requirements, shelf-life issues, traceability and instructions for storage and use. Food labelling is an invaluable guide for food processors, those concerned with food law and regulation, and all those involved in selling food products in the European Union, United States and throughout the rest of the world. Current legislation on the labelling of food products in the EU and US Full coverage of US and EU labelling regulations in a single source Controversial issue of labelling genetically modified and irradiated ingredients and foods