Regulation R638: Requirements for protective clothing

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in the food industry primarily protects food from possible contamination by the food handler.  Protective clothing may include: hair nets jackets and trousers safety shoes overall or dust coats PPE may also be designed to protect food handler from possible injury and environmental conditions that could …

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PROHIBITION ON THE HANDLING AND TRANSPORTATION OF FOOD

Prohibition is the official act of denying, disallowing or preventing a person or an entity from carrying out specific activities. In terms of Regulation R638 of 2018, a prohibition on the handling and transportation of food may be issued by Environmental Health Inspectors (EHI). They may decide to issue a …

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How to Achieve BRC Issue 8 Certification ?

BRC Certification

How do I achieve BRC Issue 8 certification? BRC Certification is usually considered extremely difficult, but it is not as difficult as most food industry organisations make it. The BRC Global Standard for Food Safety ensures effective management and assurance of product safety, quality, legality, and integrity. It provides guidance …

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What is the GLOBAL G.A.P Chain of Custody audit?

There has been a lot of buzz and confusion in recent months regarding the GLOBALG.A.P. Chain of Custody (CoC) audits and certification. The GLOBALG.A.P. Chain of Custody Standard is an important certification for all role players in the supply chain who handle certified products. It assures customers and consumers that …

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