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30 08, 2019

Internal Production Safety System Implementation Series/Food Safety (IPSSIS/FS)

2019-08-29T13:01:40+02:00By |

In this series we will explore the intricacies of implementing and maintaining an internal safety system for a food production facility. The IPSSIS/FS for general food safety (FS) will approach a step wise implementation of a safety system for a food production premises from the “most important” aspects or safety control points (SCPs) to the “less important” SCPs.

29 08, 2019

Microbiological Troubleshooting : What To Do With A Positive Result

2019-08-28T17:08:14+02:00By |

Firstly we need to determine the extent of the contamination. We do this by: Examining any existing microbiological results. Physically examine the foods Have they blown Is the product off Showing any signs of spoilage Test additional samples from the same batch to determine extent of problem. Is the contamination sporadic or has it affected the entire batch? Testing batches immediately before and after the affected batch. These would tell us if there is a trend that has developed or a ‘once off’ concern.