DESPITE the encouraging growth in the food processing sector, only four companies have currently acquired the HACCP certification while one is scheduled to acquire the ISO 22000 certification in January 10, according to the National Standards Centre (NSC) at the Ministry of Industry and Primary Resources.
HACCP is one of the most sought-after certifications by the food industry worldwide to reflect their adaptation of the HACCP principles or system, thus their ability to ensure safety and quality of their respective products by basically adopting a procedure or standard that identifies hazards and prevent contamination of food.
The National Standard Centre (NSC) at the Ministry of Industry and Primary Resources revealed that six more companies are awaiting their HACCP certification next year bringing the total to 10 while BMC food industries is scheduled to reach its milestone achievement when it acquires its ISO 22000 in January 10.
Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) is being recognised as the most efficient way to ensure the safety of food products. It has been applied to all stages of food production and various other industries, including pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.
Source: newsroom - meattradenewsdaily.co.uk
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