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The benefits of SALSA Certification

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The SALSA food safety scheme has reached into all supply sectors, including dairies, butchers, bakeries, ice cream makers, jam and relish producers and crisp manufacturers.

The growing demand for locally and regionally sourced products in the food industries has been driven by a wide range of factors. Pressure has come from consumer reaction to the food scandals over the last 30 years and to legal changes, as governments respond to those same pressures. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is the government department in charge of food safety and uses the successful adoption of an external food safety schemes to potentially reduce EHO visits.

HOW SALSA BENEFITS PRODUCERS AND CUSTOMERS NOW

The SALSA standard provides a structure on which to develop sound food safety management practises that's integral it raises the bar across the whole food production industry. It ensures that the following parts of the standard are in place and effective!

* Prerequisite Controls –training, supervision, personal hygiene, cleaning, supplier approval, pest control. and process control are all put under the spotlight during audit.

* HACCP and Management Systems – the process provides an independent overview of your critical control points, hazard analysis, risk management, record keeping, internal systems of review, corrective action, traceability, and incident management.

* Documentation Review –document control, specifications and records are scrutinised.

* Premises – condition of the buildings, hygiene facilities, equipment cleaning facilities, and services will all be assessed.

ML3 Technical have helped many businesses get into shape for SALSA Certification and the extra growth it can bring, we can provide both site visits and support via the internet. While we specialise working with vegetable pack houses and processors, we have experience in working with sauce and chutney makers, ice cream makers, bakeries, and other product areas. 

Please contact us for more details on how ML3 Technical can help your business gain SALSA accreditation. 

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