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

7 Steps to Start a Food Business in South Africa

Are you thinking about starting a food business in South Africa or currently working on getting your Certificate of Acceptability (COA)? Many entrepreneurs have brilliant food business ideas but don’t know where to start and what to do to ensure their food business is legally compliant. While having a great …

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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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