Food Safety incidents can happen at any time as the food safety hazards can occur at any stage of the food chain. This can lead to the presence of food born hazards in the food at the time of consumption, therefore a sound and an effective Food Safety Management System shall be applied.
Note that, even the big organizations and the multinational companies can face a food poisoning outbreak due to a failure in one of the departments or a single simple mistake in one of the operational processes that can cause adverse harmful health effect or even death to the consumers.
Also, it is not necessary that the incident may arises from your operation, it can come up from the upstream or the downstream food chains relevant to your industry.
Another point, if a confirmed outbreak or incident happened, Would you have a defined, complete and reliable documented system available in place to trace and recall the defected batches?
Thus, the recognition of the organization role within the food chain is essential to ensure the safe delivery of food products.
If you need to establish the key elements for an effective Food Safety Management System in order to comply with the international standards and get the maximum benefit for your business, kindly contact KPI Middle