The food industry needs to manage food allergens to prevent cross contamination of products. This webinar on allergen cleaning will cover a rigorous approach to validating cleaning procedures or where cleaning is not possible, supporting the need for a ‘may contain’ claim.
Most of the retailers are moving away from the allergen “may contain” statement as a blanket cover all and they require the suppliers to ensure the absence of allergen in order to confirm the quality of the product and customer satisfaction. Given the serious of some allergenic reactions it is important that cleaning procedures can be proven to be effective. This approach offers a very stringent system that would meet the requirements of the most demanding customer and gives an insight into interpreting the results of the validation process. Where a product or process fails the validation process, the ‘may contain’ statement is justified and can be defended with a customer. At the end of this webinar, the speaker will handle your specific questions related to the topic. This webinar will cover the following topics:
• Validation vs. Verification, what is the difference?
• What allergens are we concerned with?
• Attitudes towards “may contain” claims
• Identifying allergens
• Risk assessment of allergens in the process
• Reviewing the production process
• The validation process, sampling and analysis
• Interpreting the results
• The aftermath
Added by complianceonlinecom on January 4, 2013