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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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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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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Sanitising, Disinfection and Sterilization – What’s the Difference?

Cleaning, Disinfecting, Sanitization

COVID-19 has introduced a new style of living where each person must take responsibility for their own health and hygiene. These days you hardly find someone who has not heard of the word “sanitizing”, “disinfection” or “sterilization”. Hand sanitizers are flying off the shelves and at some point, some retailers …

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The Top 10 Benefits of Food Safety Regulations

Food safety Concept

Our family loves traditional gatherings celebrated around overloaded lunch tables with every imaginable dish prepared and shared to suit our individual tastes, including my niece’s latest vegan obsession running in tandem to her allergy to peanuts. A recent food poisoning catastrophe which nearly ended in a family fatality brought my …

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Top 10 Benefits of Training Food Handlers on Food Hygiene Practices

Reasons to do Food Safety Training

Food safety is critical to ensuring consumer safety and trust.  This is why proper training in food handling, becomes more important for enterprises in food preparation, processing or production. It is vital to train food handlers on hygiene because food safety is compromised when hygiene is neglected and not given …

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