HACCP Compliance for the Food Industry
Highland, MI (May 19, 2014) – Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (HACCP) is an important issue for food/beverage processing and handling companies. As described by the FDA, “HACCP is a management system in which food safety is addressed through the analysis and control of biological, chemical, and physical hazards from raw material production, procurement, and handling, to manufacturing, distribution and consumption of the finished product.”
At MPI, we make it a point to be well versed in HACCP and in assisting our customers on creating and implementing a successful HACCP Plan. HACCP plans vary depending on each individual facility and product processes. The primary success of implementing a HACCP Plan is employee education and training. MPI will work with employees to ensure they know what their particular part is and how to ensure they are a successful piece of their company’s HACCP Plan. We also evaluate a facility’s process lines and note if their magnets and metal detectors are placed for greatest tramp metal removal. If everything is placed correctly, we’ll help set up a maintenance and cleaning schedule the plant manager can implement to ensure all magnets and metal detectors are working optimally.
Additionally, at a customer’s request, MPI will come in to perform a free annual magnet audit to ensure that magnets and metal detectors are performing as expected. Once the audit is complete, we send the customer a full report with photos that they can use as documentation to prove conscious implementation of their HACCP Plan and product quality standards.
*(HACCP Principles & Application Guidelines. (1997, August 14). National Advisory Committee On Microbiological Criteria For Foods. Retrieved May 5, 2014, from http://www.fda.gov/Food/GuidanceRegulation/HACCP/ucm2006801.htm).
About Magnetic Products, Inc.:
Based in Metro-Detroit Michigan, MPI designs, manufactures and services magnets, material handling and electronic inspection systems. MPI products are designed to be complete metal and foreign contamination control solutions for the food production and related industries. MPI’s equipment and service programs help its customers minimize downtime and protect brand integrity by offering safe and reliable equipment. MPI leads the industry by continuously engineering inventive products, advancing customer education through significant investments in research and development, and proactive product training. All MPI equipment is backed by its best in class service programs, customer service team, and support team. MPI interacts closely with its customers and expands its offerings to meet the changes of a dynamic and ever-changing marketplace.
For further information, visit www.mpimagnet.com.
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