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Does Your Bakery Have Food Safety Measures ?

Food safety  needs to be the top priority  for  any  bakery  business owner . Here  are following  food safety measures  for small  to large  bakeries .

Visitor Policy
Jewellery  Policy
Plastic Policy
Glass Policy
Personal Hygiene Checks
Pest Control  Management
Uniform  Management
Sanitation  Management
Building Maintenance
Food safety management system
Food  safety  Audit s
Storage system for raw material
Proper Drainage system
Maintenance system -Lubrication
Material Construction  of  equipments
Water Management
Solid Waste management
Training for work force
Equipments like - Air curtains/ Pvc strips/ Insect Killers/ Pallets /Rodent Boxes
Metal Detection  systems
Filters / Sieves
Hazard  Analysis done  for HACCP 
CCP's(  Critical  Control  Points ) Identified
PRP ( Pre -requisite programs ) and OPRP  (  Operational Pre requisite  programs ) monitored ,updated   

ISO 22000 for Bakeries and other Food Industry

All those bakeries who have gone for ISO -9000 for their process standardisation and those companies who has got HACCP implemented in their company can have a common system which is termed as ISO 22000


International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has published ISO 22000:2005 - Food Safety Management Systems – Requirements for any Organization in the Food Chain, with a view to provide framework for internationally harmonized requirements for systematically managing safety in food supply chains. This standard integrates the principles of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) system developed by Codex Alimentarius Commission and combines the HACCP plan with Prerequisite Programmes (PRPs) and is fully compatible with Quality Management Systems (QMS) as per ISO 9001: 2000 .


Food Safety is related to the presence of food borne hazards in food at the point of consumption. Food reaches to consumers via supply chains that may link many different types of organizations. One weak link can result in unsafe food that is dangerous to health. As food safety hazards can occur the food chain at any stage, adequate control throughout the supply chain is essential. Therefore food safety is a joint responsibility of all organizations with in the food chain including, producers, manufactures, transport & storage operators, sub contractors, retail and food service outlets and service providers.
Recent studies have shown that there is significant increase of illness caused by infected food in both developed and developing countries which give rise to considerable economic costs besides being health hazards. This has necessitated the need for establishing a food safety management system by all types of organizations within the food chain.


a) Integrates the principles of Hazards Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) system developed be Codex Alimentarius Commission. It combines the HACCP plan with prerequisite programme (PRPs) and operational PRPs.
b) Requires that all Hazards that may be reasonably expected to occur in the food chain are identified, assessed and controlled.
c) Can be applied independent of other management system standards or can be integrated with existing other management systems.
d) Allows even small, tiny scale organizations to implement as externally developed combination of control measures.
e) Intended for organizations seeking more focused, coherent and integrated food safety management systems.
f) Emphasis on preventions of food safety hazards of all types.
g) Ensures compliance with legislative and regulatory requirements.
h) Provides for management of potential emergency situations & accidents that can impact food safety.


The key elements of FSMS for managing & reducing the risk to health resulting from operations across the food chain to final consumption are:

Ø Interactive Communication;
Ø System Management;
Ø Prerequisite Programmes;
Ø HACCP Principles;


Ø Increased international acceptance of food products
Ø Reduces risk of product/service liability claims
Ø Satisfies customer contractual requirements
Ø Ensures safety of food products
Ø Greater health protection
Ø Demonstrations conformance to international standards and applicable regulatory requirements
Ø Helps to meet applicable food safety related statuary & regulatory requirements
Ø Ensures to compete effectively in national and international markets

ISO 22000 Standard Procedures for Food Safety Management Systems

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