So you operate a chocolate chip cookie plant. You have all of your prerequisite programs in place (sanitization, packaging, new equipment checklist, etc.), a strong HACCP plan and your plant functions safely, smoothly, and efficiently. The good news: Your chocolate chip cookies are so popular that you decide to add a new line of cookies!
The challenge: You have to determine if you need to create a new HACCP plan when you introduce a new product?
The short answer: Not necessarily.
It depends on whether the new product line is considered as a SIGNIFICANT CHANGE or NOT within your existing HACCP plan.Read More