HACCP: Principle 7 - Establish Record Keeping and Documentation Procedures

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The records maintained for a Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) system should include the following:

1. A summary of the hazard analysis, including the rationale for determining hazards and control measures.

2. The HACCP Plan:

  • List of the HACCP team and assigned responsibilities
  • Description of finished product, including its distribution, intended use and target consumer
  • List of product ingredients and incoming materials
  • Plant schematic
  • Verified flow diagram
  • List of hazards identified
  • Critical control point determination - decision tree
  • HACCP Plan Summary Table that includes information for:
    • Steps in the process that are critical control points
    • The hazard(s) of concern
    • Critical limits
    • Monitoring
    • Corrective actions
    • Verification procedures and schedule
    • Record keeping procedures
3. Support documentation such as HACCP plan review, verification and validation records.

4. Records that are generated during the operation of the HACCP system.

Other Documents in the Series

  Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP)
HACCP: Principle 1 - Conduct a Hazard Analysis
HACCP: Principle 2 - Determine Critical Control Points (CCPs)
HACCP: Principle 3 - Establish Critical Limits
HACCP: Principle 4 - Establish Monitoring Procedures
HACCP: Principle 5 - Establish Corrective Actions
HACCP: Principle 6 - Establish Verification Procedures
HACCP: Principle 7 - Establish Record Keeping and Documentation Procedures - Current Document
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