Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP)
Maintaining effective supply chain controls for your business.
What is HACCP?
HACCP – General Principles of Food Hygiene CXC 1-1969, Rev. 2020, is a guideline that provides a framework of general principles for producing safe and suitable food for consumption by outlining necessary hygiene and food safety controls to be implemented in production (including primary production), processing, manufacturing, preparation, packaging, storage, distribution, retail, food service operation and transport of food, and where appropriate, specific food safety control measures at certain steps throughout the food chain.
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Benefits of HACCP Certification
- Sustainable food safety assurance
- Greater satisfaction among customers and employees
- Attracts investment, enhances brand reputation and removes barriers to international trade within the food industry
- Provides an advantage over competitors who are not accredited
- Greater economy through process improvement, higher return on assets and greater profitability
- Increases buyer, retailer and consumer confidence within the food industry
- Manage food safety risks across the whole supply chain
- Align with ISO 22000 food safety management system
Note: This program is not accredited by JAS-ANZ.
Certification involves GCC assessing your organisation in order to ascertain that management systems meet the requirements of one or more recognised standards. Becoming certified to a nationally or internationally recognised standard is of great benefit to an organization. It improves overall performance, builds confidence within stakeholder groups and broadens the scope of new opportunity.
- Application for certification by client
- GCC will review and provide certification proposal
- Client accepts the agreement and return to GCC
- Audit dates will be booked
- GCC conducts Gap Analysis (optional)
Certification Audit/ Transfer
- Stage 1 Audit, The Audit team will assess documentation and readiness of management system for Stage 2 Audit
- Stage 2, Certification Audit, Audit team will assess implementation of system and will verify any issues outstanding from the Stage 1 Audit.
- Organisation will be recommended for Certification after review and positive decision by the independent GCC certification Authority,
- A Certificate will be issued
Each issued certificate has a three-year life period. Upon certification, an audit program will be created for regular audits over the three-year period. These audits confirm company’s on-going compliance with specified requirements of the standard. At least one surveillance audit per year is required.
The certification expires within 3 years and a re-certification Audit will be conducted prior to the expiry date to ensure that Management System is maintained.