Food safety in Bakery Industry
Have you ever wondered that the bakery product we have procured from markets passes through several food safety checks right from raw material to finished product .How manufacturers are ensuring that we get items free from any hazards chemical , physical or biological .
All governments have food laws which stipulates laws about the content , ingredients , additives and permissible levels of these additives .
Few food hazards .
Food additive , oil and grease from machinery , adulterant , pesticides , cleaning agents
metal , wood , threads , sand , stones , feathers
worms ,weevils , bacterias , molds , viruses and many more invisible micro organism
These food safety measures can be ensured in manufacturing plants by following
GMPS - Good manufacturing principles ( Are those procedures which ensures that manufacturing is done as per set standards which results in production of quality product ,clean production facility .All activities are recorded an maintained for any correction in case of deviations .
GHPS- Good hygiene practices ( Employees , visitors , production facility and factory premises ) It includes steps like providing aprons, coats and cover all to workers . Gloves for food handling . Chemicals to wash hands etc .
HACCP certification s: (please ensure that the food product you are buying has HACCP certification label on the pack .) Critical control points are highlighted and are strictly control for any deviations from SOP S. Audits are done regularly for adherence to procedures .
All steps mentioned above are critical for food safety .
Few equipments meant for food safety in production facility
- air curtains
- pvc curtains
- metal detectors
Food safety is critical for any food manufacturer s as it effects health and life of consumers .
food safety and hygiene in bakeries
food safety plays important role in product quality major attention is given by bakery manufacturers to food safety issues . Several methods and equipments are used to implement food safety