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HACCP Australia is committed to an appropriate response to the Covid-19 pandemic and is following all government and health service recommendations to limit the spread of the virus. Whilst we have closed our central office to limit the risk of virus transmission, our staff remain engaged and will be working remotely for the immediate future. We are working with our clients to maintain service levels and are providing flexible solutions to problems arising from doing our business in this crisis period. That said, all sectors of our business remain operational and current clients should maintain contact with us by the Read more...



A recent press release has caused some confusion for a number of people engaged in activities supporting the food industry.  The title – ‘HACCP certification programme to be phased out’ – is somewhat misleading as it is actually referring to a particular scheme rather than HACCP itself. The Stichting Samenwerken Voor Veiligheid (Foundation Cooperation for Safety, SSVV) is a Dutch body who were the originators of what was commonly called ‘Dutch HACCP” one of the earlier certification schemes for HACCP. Since then ‘Dutch HACCP’ has been replaced by FSSC 22000, a more modern scheme which is GFSI endorsed.  With the development Read more...


New White Paper Explores Complete Sanitary Design System in the Food & Beverage Industry

Provides guidelines for facility design with resinous floors, floor drains, and polymer wall protection working as one complete system. Stonhard, the world leader in manufacturing and installing seamless, resinous floor, wall, and lining systems, announces the release of its new white paper for the food and beverage industry, A Total Hygienic Solution – Floor, Drain and Curb Research. The white paper was developed to help food and beverage facility managers and decision-makers understand how building design can help improve hygienic outcomes. Read more…