Food Safety Management

Large number of food safety issues are being experienced by almost all the food organizations in our country. Food value chain approach is the need of time to provide to all the customers to fulfill their implied needs, which require the impeccable safer food supply system. This training course will provide deeper insights on how to implement an effective and robust Food Safety strategies in any organisation in the food production, supply and consumption chain. This training course will enable an organisation to minimize the risk of exposing itself to legal and financial risks as a result of failing to deliver safe and healthy food to its customers and/or end consumers.

Course Contents:

Day One: Introduction to and Basic Definitions of Food Safety Management Systems

  • Introduction to the ISO 22000:2005 Food Safety management system
  • The evolution of ISO 22000:2005 through the HACCP and Codex alimentarius correlation and principles
  • Guidelines and Regulations regarding food safety
  • Glossary used in Food Safety
  • Identification of CCPs (Critical Control Points) and CLs (Control Limits)

Day Two: Review of ISO 22000 Main Chapters

  • Food safety management system
  • Management responsibility
  • Resource management
  • Planning and realization of safe products
  • Validation, verification and improvement of the food safety management system

Day Three: Documentation Requirements for ISO 22000, Management Review, Human Resources

  • Detailed reference to documents with specific examples on the design and use of forms
  • The purpose of management reviews
  • Detailed reference to management review inputs and outputs
  • Human resources: Competence, awareness and training
  • Work environment

Day Four: Planning and Realization of Safe Products

  • PRPs (prerequisite programmes)
  • Preliminary steps to enable hazard analysis: Food safety team, Flow diagrams, process steps and control measures
  • Hazard analysis
  • Establishing the operational PRPs and the HACCP plan (CCPs and CLs) – Group exercise on the development of a HACCP plan in the context of attendees’ own organisations
  • Verification planning / Traceability system
  • Control of nonconformity: Corrective actions, Withdrawals

Day Five: Validation, Verification and Improvement of the Food Safety Management System

  • Validation of control measures
  • Control of monitoring and measuring
  • Food safety management system verification
  • Internal audits in the context of ISO 22000 – team exercise on an internal audit
  • Improvement: The need for Continual improvement, Updating the food safety management system
  • Review all points of seminar and notes for ISO 22000 – HACCP
  • Q&A and wrap-up session

Who Should Attend:

  • Quality Control personnel in food premises and food processing facilities
  • Hygiene inspectors acting on behalf of official Public Health Authorities, involved in the inspection of food premises and in the implementation and monitoring of food safety legislation
  • Food Safety Consultants
  • Food technologists and scientists who want to enrich their scientific knowledge
  • Potential food professionals and scientists who want to gain knowledge that will bring new job opportunities

Learning Outcome: 

By the end of this training course, participants will be able to:

  • Set up the HACCP team that has the knowledge and experience to develop and implement an effective HACCP system in his/her organisation
  • Perform the hazard analysis in order to determine the preventive measures necessary to reduce the risk within acceptable levels
  • Perform the categorization into Operational Prerequisite Programs (OPRPs) and Critical Control Points (CCPs)
  • Design and implement monitoring systems aiming at controlling and improving the food safety management system
  • Evaluation and improvement of logistics in accordance with the requirements of legislation and international food safety standards