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Food safety – protection of the consumer always top of mind – Sept2021

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In a cold store operation alone, food safety involves a broad range of elements that spans across construction and layout of facility, preventative maintenance programmes, facility management and environmental monitoring programmes.
In a cold store operation alone, food safety involves a broad range of elements that spans across construction and layout of facility, preventative maintenance programmes, facility management and environmental monitoring programmes. Image credit: CCS Logistics
HACCP3Each product handled in South Africa falls into a category under regulation where specific parameters need to be met from the beginning of the cycle.
Each product handled in South Africa falls into a category under regulation where specific parameters need to be met from the beginning of the cycle. Image credit: Creative Commons | Pixabay (BlackRiv)
There is assumption in certain food groups that the micro-organisms that are inherent to the product will be destroyed during the ‘kill-state’ – or in simple terms cooking to a particular temperature for a particular time.
There is assumption in certain food groups that the micro-organisms that are inherent to the product will be destroyed during the ‘kill-state’ – or in simple terms cooking to a particular temperature for a particular time. Image credit: Creative Commons | Pixabay (Ahmad Ardity)