Basic Level Resources for Food Manufacturing

Cleaning and Disinfection

  • —Importance of Cleaning and Disinfection
  • —Definitions
  • —Regulations and Customer Requirements
  • —Appropriate Use of Cleaning and Disinfection Chemicals
  • —Cleaning and Disinfection Management
  • —Monitoring Effectiveness

Control of Food Hazard and Allergens

  • Control of Food Hazards and Allergens
  • Introduction to Food Hazards and Allergens controls
  • —The importance of allergens
  • —The handling and control of allergens

Control of Food Hazard: General and Specific

  • —Food Safety Versus Quality
  • —What is a Food Safety Hazard
  • —Biological Hazards and Controls
  • —Chemical Hazards and Controls
  • —Physical Hazards and Controls
  • —Management of Hazards

Control of non-conforming product

  • —Definitions
  • —Requirements for Nonconforming Products
  • —Management and Records

Corrective Action

  • Introduction to Corrective action
  • —Definitions
  • —Corrections
  • —Corrective Actions
  • —Management and Records
  • Practices at a food manufacturing

Facilities and Environment

  • —Location
  • —Maintenance of site surroundings
  • —Design and layout
  • —Fabrication
  • —Maintenance of the facility
  • —Windows and doors
  • —Lighting

Incident Management

  • —Legal requirements
  • —Incident management
  • —Product recall and product withdrawal
  • —In house systems

Personnel Hygiene

  • —Importance of worker hygiene
  • —Health status
  • —Illness and injuries
  • —Personal cleanliness
  • —Personal behaviour
  • —Visitors

Pest Control

  • —The importance of pest control
  • —Prevention
  • —The control of pests
  • —Monitoring

Product Contamination Control

  • —Importance of Product Contamination Control
  • —Definitions
  • —Legal and Customer Requirements
  • —Steps Important for Preventing Contamination
  • —Monitoring

Specification

  • —The reason for specifications
  • —Content and format
  • —Legal and customer requirements
  • —Control of specifications

Traceability

  • —Reasons for traceability
  • —Legal requirements
  • —Customer requirements
  • —Meeting traceability requirements

Water Quality

  • —Importance of Water Quality
  • —Regulations and Codex Recommendations
  • —Proper Construction of Wells and Plumbing Systems
  • —Management