COMPLY WITH FOOD SAFETY REGULATIONS WITH OUR R638 COURSE

Food Safety Practices for Persons in Charge of Food Premises Course ASC Consultants Regulation for Food Premises R638 Course is targeted at food business owners who want to comply with South African food safety regulations. It introduces Persons In Charge of Food Premises to the fundamentals of Food Safety practices, …

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7 Steps on How to Start a Legally Compliant Food Business In South Africa

Many entrepreneurs have brilliant food business ideas but never know where to start and what to do to ensure their businesses are legally compliant. While having a great business idea is a good start, it is important that all relevant laws and regulations are observed to avoid legal complications. Below …

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GLOBAL GAP IFA V6, What’s new ?

Over the years, the Global GAP Integrated Farm Assurance (IFA) certification standard has been revised numerous times. The revision has been necessitated by stakeholders, producers, and market demands. Part of the market demand is influenced by the need to comply with the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), a benchmark for …

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WHAT IS GLOBAL GAP ?

What is Global G.A.P? Global G.A.P. is an internationally recognized certified standard that ensures Good Agricultural Practices. Global Gap outlines international standards that act as a safeguard for food safety, workers’ health and safety, animal welfare, and environmental protection.  The focus is on agricultural produce, livestock, and aquaculture. Global Gap’s …

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THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN GLOBAL GAP IFA 5.2, V5.3, & V5.4

As the retail market demands changed, the Global Food Safety Initiative had to update its benchmarking requirements to align with new food industry trends and information. In February 2020, the GFSI then released the new benchmarking requirements under GFSI V7.2. To maintain its GFSI recognition, Global G.A.P – a certification …

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What is Food Defense and TACCP?

What is Food Defense and TACCP? Food defense and TACCP consider measures implemented by food companies to protect the food against intentional contamination by individuals normally motivated by hatred, an ideology, disagreement, or any other malicious intent. Organizations, therefore, implement a Threat Assessment Critical Control Point (TACCP), which is a …

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New features of GlobalGAP IFA V5.4

GlobalGAP has introduced the new GlobalGAP IFA V5.4. The constantly changing market demands pertaining to food safety practices in this rapidly changing global economy have accelerated into major adjustments of policies, regulations, and standards. It is for this reason that GlobalGAP is continuously making efforts of updating its assessment criteria …

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How To Implement A Strong Food Safety Culture ?

The Food Safety System Certification 22000 (FSSC 22000) requires organizations to ensure implementation and continual review of Food Safety Culture. The requirement is that the organisation needs to show evidence that the senior management is committed to ensuring implementation, maintenance, and continual improvement of the food safety management system, and …

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