HACCP advice for businesses

Sentient offers HACCP guidance to caterers, merchants, food processors, and other companies that prepare or produce food.

HACCP advice (hazard analysis critical control points)

Standards for food safety are crucial for consumers as well as for the reputation, revenue, and employment of the company.

A food safety management system built on the principles of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point is required for all food enterprises. This method, also referred to as HACCP, aims to guarantee the safety of the food produced on your property. Sentient’s HACCP guidance is intended to assist food firms in reducing the risk or opportunity for food-related injury.

Every year, anytime something changes, such as a product or piece of equipment, or when something fails, hazard analysis reviews are required.

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HACCP advice for caterers and retailers

We can help you identify the hazards in your business that could harm consumer health and wellbeing. The HACCP advice we provide will:

  • Help you to decide which type of hazard analysis is best for your business
  • Identify your critical control points
  • Help you to do the hazard analysis and review it when necessary
  • Show you how to set up, monitor and record your critical control points
  • Independently complete food safety audits
  • Provide HACCP advice training to your staff to ensure they take appropriate corrective action when monitoring indicates that a critical control point is not under control

HACCP advice for food manufacturers and butchers

We can help you through the process of developing or reviewing HACCP plans and implementing food safety procedures relevant to your business.

We can provide independent verification and validation audits of your system to ensure it will work when put into practice.

  • We can advise on good management practices.
  • We can carry out HACCP reviews or train your staff to undertake them for you.
  • We can carry out regular audits of your plan in operation.

All our HACCP advisors have many years experience in the industry and have all been Environmental Health Officers in the past, so they know exactly what is required to pass an EHO inspection.

Our HACCP advisors work with you to produce the documentation and procedures required to establish a robust food safety management system. It is crucial that your employees are actively engaged to ensure they understand and can run the system in the future and are fully trained in food safety and hygiene matters.

All the HACCP advice and training we provide therefore is aimed at ensuring that your staff have the skills and knowledge to maintain sound procedures and records so that you comply with relevant legislation and produce food safely.