What is Validation in a HACCP Plan?

What is Validation in a HACCP Plan?

Validation in a HACCP plan is the process by which the control measures implemented in a HACCP plan are tested to ensure that they are effective. It is a critical step in the development of a HACCP system because it ensures that the system is properly designed and that all necessary controls have been included. […]

Do You Need a HACCP Plan for Dry Food Operations?

Do You Need a HACCP Plan for Dry Food Operations?

Dry food operations are difficult to manage. They are called dry operations not only because the finished product may indeed be dry, but also because the individual ingredients must be kept dry. Moisture creates a greater risk for the pathogen Salmonella in the environment and in the food. It may be more uncommon for salmonella […]

My Experience With HACCP Plan Food Safety Education

My Experience With HACCP Plan Food Safety Education

One of my duties here at FoodReady food safety software is to write blog articles about food safety. So I do spend a lot of time researching food safety and different food safety systems and I have learned a lot. As part of my research I learned that a HACCP plan is the center of […]

Which Food Products Fall Under USDA Jurisdiction?

Which Food Products Fall Under USDA Jurisdiction

Here at FoodReady food safety software we get a lot of requests for businesses to prepare for USDA approval by our USDA Consultant.  And we also get asked if people’s products should be approved or certified by the USDA or the FDA.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is responsible for the safety and integrity […]