What is a HACCP Plan?

What is a HACCP Plan

There are no consumers who wittingly buy food that will either injure or cause a foodborne illness. Consumers trust food manufacturers that they have taken all necessary steps to ensure that the food sold to them is safe and meets their expectations. In this article, HACCP will be briefly discussed, …

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What is a Certificate of Acceptability?

What is a Certificate of Acceptability? A Certificate of Acceptability, popularly known as a COA, is a compliance certificate issued as per Regulation R638:2018. A COA in food handling premises confirms that the local authority has inspected the premises and was found compliant with regulatory requirements. Regulation R638:2018 governs the general …

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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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