Risk assessment is the foundation of modern food management systems and some are a legal requirement. HACCP is the principle food safety management tool used today and is used to ensure that critical processes are identified and appropriate controls are implemented to ensure that food safety is consistently achieved.
Paul @ Alitus Technical Solutions holds a Masters Degree in Food Safety Management and has over 10 years experience in managing HACCP systems across a diverse product range and varied processes. Not many people in the world love HACCP but at Alitus Technical Solutions we do! If you need support with HACCP then please contact us at Alitus and we would be happy to discuss your requirements.
TACCP refers to a threat assessment technique based upon HACCP principles that is used to identify security weaknesses against threats such as espionage, extortion and terrorism. Although a relatively new form of risk assessment for food business operators it is key that security is considered due to the potentially high number of people that could be effected should the worst happen. If this is an area where you would like support then please get in touch.
The food industry has been identified as a soft target due to the fact that these systems are generally underdeveloped in relation to other industries such as pharmaceuticals. If you would like more information then please contact us at Alitus and we would be happy to discuss your requirements.
Post “horsegate” there has been a lot of focus on the vulnerabilities within the supply chain and how these risks can be managed. Using HACCP principles it is possible to risk assess the supply chain and implement specific controls where risks are shown to exist.
This technique sometimes referred to as VACCP has resulted in many businesses reviewing their supply chains and trying to find a more direct route from field to fork. If you would like more information on VACCP then please contact us at Alitus and we would be happy to discuss your requirements.