By Thomas De Wilde

6 lists to quickly get started with HACCP

6 lists to quickly get started with HACCP

HACCP stands for Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points. It is a food safety system that has been developed to increase food safety throughout the food production chain. Below is a summary of 6 checklists and checklists to quickly get started with HACCP and how it can be done even easier.

1. Record temperatures

According to the HACCP standard, the temperatures of the cold stores must be checked daily. Use this handy template from Horeca Nederland for temperature registration.

If you are not sure about the legal minimum or maximum temperatures for products, you can also consult the following list.

If you don't have time for manual temperature registration, scroll down to the sixth item about easy automatic temperature registration.

2. Registration entry check

In order to prevent breakage of the cold chain of food products, it is important to provide a correct entry check of the delivered products. Use the following template to get started.

3. Registration list for testing your thermometers

Temperature registration is one of the most important critical control points within the HACCP. So the correct functioning of your temperature sensor is of great importance. It is recommended to calibrate your temperature sensors once a year. Use the following template to get started.

4. Registration list periodic hygiene check

In addition to monitoring your cold rooms, hygiene is an important quality measure. A periodic check on your predetermined hygiene goals is therefore a necessity. You can keep track of everything correctly using the following template. Be sure to read these 6 tips to get the most out of your cold store.

5. Registration cleaning schedule

Every company makes use of an internal/external cleaning crew. The registration of which methods, which objects and the cleaning hours performed provides an immediate indication of the overall cleanliness of the workplace and where action is required. This example list provides an ideal first approach to get started.

6. Automatic temperature monitoring

No time to check all your cold rooms every day? Don't feel like retyping the temperature registration lists? This can indeed be a time consuming task.

Stop wasting time on manual temperature registration and check our automated solution for cold room monitoring. Order your first kit today or contact us for more information.