Food safety management systems

Food safety management systems are plans that help to manage food safety as well as identify and control risks and hazards. Below is a collection of articles on food safety management systems. To find out more about food safety management systems get in touch – support@campdenbri.co.uk.

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How to win the fight against food crime - member-only event

This event will hear from expert speakers on the latest information and thinking on identifying and dealing with the threat of food fraud.


Events
People sharing food cuisine

5 drivers impacting global food safety

As the transformation in the way we produce, distribute and consume food continues, there is a need for effective and proactive food safety management that k...


Blog
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The importance of TACCP

Richard Leathers, Global Quality Lead covers the importance and key features of TACCP – needed to protect your food business from food fraud and deliberate a...


Blog
Cooking oil being inspected by woman in protective clothing and hair net with electronic tablet

Agility for overcoming supply chain disruption

How to build resilience against supply chain challenges and threats, including the importance of having an agile and holistic food safety management system i...


Blog
Food ingredients being analysed for food fraud

Four ways to build supply chain resilience

Supply chain resilience enables businesses to protect themselves from negative impacts of supply chain threats, and thrive in an ever-changing environment. T...


Blog
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Supply chain assurance, traceability, and raw material risk assessments

The importance of supply chain assurance, traceability and raw material risk assessments for ensuring resilience against supply chain threats.


Blog
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Positive food safety culture and supply chain resilience

The importance and benefits of a positive food safety culture, including with particular reference to supply chain resilience.


Blog
Selection of common foods related to allergies

Asking our network about their food allergen cross-contact concerns

We asked our LinkedIn network for feedback on allergen cross-contact via a number of poll questions about their concerns in this area.


Blog
Earth as seen from space

Kayser space cellular agriculture in space feasibility study

All about our exciting work with Kayser Space and Cellular Agriculture Ltd on a European Space Agency project to explore the cultivation of meat for space mi...


Case studies
Selection of allergen related foods

Food allergen management: what you need to know about the Codex code of practice

Roughly 3% to 10% of adults and 8% of children worldwide are estimated to have a food allergy. Cases of food-induced anaphylaxis, at times resulting in fatal...


Blog
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Cultivating meat for space missions

Technology Fellow, Craig Leadley takes us through his exciting work with Kayser Space and Cellular Agriculture Ltd on a European Space Agency project to expl...


Blog
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Four sources of food allergen cross-contact from throughout the food chain

Allergen cross-contact can occur at every stage of the food chain, from ‘farm to fork’. Among the many sources of risk that food business operators must cons...


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Codex 2020 general principles of food hygiene - principle 6 – validate the HACCP and then establish procedures for verification

Our experts talk through how to align to standards and best practice by validating your HACCP plan and establishing and implementing procedures for its verif...


Podcast
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Cooking energy and cost rating white paper

Many consumers are considering the cost of cooking food products at home, as well as which appliances and methods may help them to minimise these costs.


White paper
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Using our manufacturing best practice service to support your certification

Hear from Richard Leathers about two very different factories to which he has provided Manufacturing Best Practice support to help the teams gain new certifi...


Blog
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Process validations for non-thermal and new technologies – have you validated the worst case?

We have explored factors outside those commonly considered in process validations, and found significant and substantial effects on the log reductions achiev...


Blog
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BRCGS Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 9: a guide to key changes

This short guide will help you to understand the key changes that have been made and how they will affect your business.


Blog
Chicken cooking in air fryer

Heating characteristics of domestic air fryers – technical challenges affecting cooking instruction validation

The detail and data from our study of air fryer cooking performance across a range of models, types and cavity sizes. In this white paper, we explore the imp...


White paper
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What will 2023 bring for the food and drink industry?

What food and drink industry trends and threats are you preparing for as we head into the coming year? How will you and your business navigate the challenges...


Blog
Retort

CTemp sales help to continue our work in ensuring safe thermal processes for heat preservation of food and drink

Thermal processing standards set here are still applied to ensure food safety today. Here we talk about our thermal process calculation software as well as o...


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How resilient is your supply chain?

Campden BRI has a long history of providing specialist advice to the food and drink industry on best practice for ensuring that supply chains remain resilien...


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Major milestone for human food made with cultivated animal cells in the United States

The FDA announced that it has completed its first pre-market consultation for a human food from cultivated animal cells. The product, by UPSIDE Foods, is mad...


Blog
Air fryer cooking wedges

Want air fryer cooking instructions on pack? Here’s more detail from Greg Hooper, Instruction Services Manager on why this is such a challenge

Despite the popularity and success of air fryers, the variability of cooking performance currently presents a food safety barrier to cooking instruction vali...


Blog
Air fryer cooking vegetables

Want air fryer cooking instructions on pack? Proceed with caution!

Despite the popularity and success of air fryers, they present a challenge to the industry with respect to on-pack cooking instructions.


Blog
Workers in factory

Webinar: Quality and food safety management MIG - Autumn 2022

Your Member Interest Groups (MIGs) meetings were online this Autumn. Tuesday 4th October 2022


Webinar
hepatitis-e

Reducing Hepatitis E through thermal inactivation

With concern about the level of cooking required to eliminate HEV from potentially contaminated food, Campden BRI have been part of a major Food Standards Ag...


Blog
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Talking safety and quality Culture Excellence at Campden BRI’s 7th annual seminar

Now in its seventh year, Campden BRI in partnership with TSI, delivered the Safety and Quality Culture Excellence conference to an online audience on the 8 a...


White paper
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Improving your supply chain resilience

This webinar discusses the latest best practice for ensuring that your supply chain remains resilient when under threat.


Webinar
Dog eating out of pet food bowl

Pet foods and the unknown risk to human health

Over the years, the pet food industry has suffered several foods scares resulting in adverse health effects to those owning pets and financial impacts. In th...


Blog
Workers in factory

Webinar: Quality and food safety management MIG - Spring 2022

Your Member Interest Groups (MIGs) meetings were online this Spring. Thursday 17 March 2022


Webinar
revtech

Ensure product safety through process validation and challenge testing

Food Business Operators must validate their microbial kill steps. When the process does not allow for the use of temperature sensors, or there is a lack of a...


Blog
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Viral Message: Norovirus causes greatest burden in UK pathogen ranking

Norovirus poses the highest burden on society out of 13 pathogens analysed in the United Kingdom.


Blog
Workers in factory

Webinar: Quality and food safety management MIG - Autumn 2021

Your Member Interest Groups (MIGs) meetings were online this Autumn. Thursday 18 November 2021.


Webinar
Cutting down on food waste while maintaining food safety

Cutting down on food waste while maintaining food safety

How can you cut down the food waste in your food business while ensuring food safety? Find out with these tips from our experts.


Blog
DoH Guidelines update – safe manufacture of heat preserved foods

DoH Guidelines update – safe manufacture of heat preserved foods

Since its publication, the standard has become a staple reference for many businesses across the globe due to its handy, informative nature. A lot has change...


Research project
Visualising HACCP with BowTie barrier risk management - part 1

Visualising HACCP with BowTie barrier risk management - part 1

What is bowtie method and why this risk assessment tool should be used by any business involved in the food and drink industry.


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Visualising HACCP with BowTie barrier risk management - part 2

Visualising HACCP with BowTie barrier risk management - part 2

More details how to build a BowTie diagram to assess risk in your business .


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Visualising HACCP with BowTie barrier risk management - part 3

Visualising HACCP with BowTie barrier risk management - part 3

How different management systems can be linked to your bowtie diagram and how bowtie diagrams help promote relevant organisational improvements.


Video
Culture Excellence seminar

Talking safety and quality Culture Excellence at Campden BRI’s 6th Annual Seminar

‘Culture’ is the “shared values, beliefs and norms that affect mind-set and behaviour toward food safety.


White paper
Environmental testing

How to take an environmental swab to detect the virus that causes COVID-19

This video demonstrates how to take an environmental swab on frequently touched surfaces to detect the virus that causes COVID-19.


Video
Food safety guideline

Revised food safety guideline

Phil Voysey discusses the importance of a guideline on cleaning and disinfecting food factories, and the approaches taken to update one already in circulation.


Blog
UV-C tunnel

Decontaminating with UV-C light? Here’s what you need to know

As businesses look for new ways to combat the virus that causes COVID-19, the application of ultraviolet light has seen an incredible uptake.


Blog
Five things to consider before validating your thermal processes during COVID-19

5 things to consider before validating your thermal processes during COVID-19

It’s essential that your thermal processes are validated correctly. Find out from our expert what you need to consider before validating your thermal processes.


Blog
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Remote auditing to help you manage risk

This webinar describes how remote auditing works, how you can prepare for it and how to ensure compliance with food safety systems.


Webinar
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Remote auditing to help you manage risk during the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 has created global issues that have dramatically impacted food business operators.


Blog
Talking safety and quality Culture Excellence at Campden BRI’s 5th annual seminar

Talking safety and quality Culture Excellence at Campden BRI’s 5th annual seminar

In any organisation, at every level the people are the critical component. Behaviours, beliefs, attitudes, competencies and personal values can all have an i...


White paper

Next generation methods for microbiological and chemical food safety

The project will assess next generation technologies in microbiological and chemical analysis.


Research project
Blockchain and emerging approaches supporting food safety management systems

Blockchain and emerging approaches supporting food safety management systems

A blockchain, in simple terms, is a growing list of records (called blocks) that are linked using cryptography.


White paper
Food safety

Blockchain and emerging approaches supporting food safety management systems

This project will investigate different tools, including blockchain, to decide if they are applicable to food safety management and how they can be used. ...


Research project
Environmental monitoring – are you complying with BRCGS Issue 6?

Environmental monitoring – are you complying with BRCGS Issue 6?

Manufacturers of food packaging materials are now required to implement a microbiological environmental monitoring program, where appropriate, based on risk.


Blog
Food ingredients being analysed for food fraud

Mitigating food fraud - best use of analytical screening tools

This project will use analytical screening approaches to show best practice for preparation and use of authenticity calibration.


Research project
Five ways Campden BRI can help you with your thermal process validation

5 ways Campden BRI can help you with your thermal process validation

Are you a manufacturer who applies heat to food? If so, it’s likely you’re applying a thermal process to reduce the level of microorganisms in your product, ...


Blog
Food packaging

BRCGS Packaging Issue 6: Key changes

BRC Global Standards has recently launched a new packaging standard with changes that bring it in line with Global Food Safety Initiative requirements.


Video
Correct cooking instructions

Are your cooking instructions correct?

Instruction validation relates to the need to ensure that cooking and heating instructions for consumers are tested rigorously, to ensure that food is safe t...


Blog
Culture

Training aspects of food safety culture

Bertrand Emond, Head of Membership and Training at Campden BRI, explains how companies can achieve excellence in their training programmes to strengthen thei...


White paper
Acrylamide

What are the issues surrounding acrylamide?

This session considers how acrylamide has influenced food safety management and new product development practices.


Webinar
Rapid methods for hygiene determination

Cooking (heating) instruction validation

The new BRC Issue 8 clause 5.2.5 relates to ensuring safe cooking (heating) instruction validation.


White paper
Protein profiling

Food safety and traceability using protein profiling

This project will develop confirmatory methods for food allergen testing and the detection of the allergen source.


Research project
Culture webinar

How to strengthen your food safety culture with GFSI’s new position paper

According to the Global Food Safety Initiative’s (GFSI) new position paper, a strong food safety culture depends on five key dimensions.


Webinar
Food safety culture

Success factors in food safety culture

Bertrand Emond talks about the success factors in food safety culture.


Video
Food safety culture

BRC Issue 8: Food safety culture

Bertrand Emond talks about the requirements for food safety culture in BRC Issue 8.


Video
BRC 8

BRC Issue 8: Hygiene requirements

How to meet the new hygiene requirements in Issue 8 of the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety.


Video
Food factory worker conducting factory audit

Food safety plans

In this whiteboard presentation, Andrew Collins talks about food safety plans.


Video
BRC issue 8 webinar

BRC Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 8

This webinar outlines the key changes in BRC Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 8, which was introducted in August 2018.


Webinar
BRC 8

BRC Issue 8: Environmental monitoring

How to meet the new BRC Global Standard for Food Safety (issue 8) environmental monitoring requirement.


Video
BRC 8

BRC Issue 8: Key changes

BRC Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 8 was launched in August 2018, with the first conducted against it from 1st February 2019.


Video
Audit

BRC Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 8: a guide to key changes

The BRC Global Standard for Food Safety is the most widely used of the commercial standards for assuring production of safe food.


Blog
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Food safety culture excellence

The importance of food safety culture has become increasingly recognised in the past few years.


White paper
Factory auditor inspecting factory

Food safety systems

Food safety systems and culture in meeting the needs of global markets (Andrew Collins)


Video
Audit

The top 5 HACCP food audit non-conformances and how to avoid them

Your HACCP plan is there for a reason. Not complying with it is considered a non-conformance.


Blog
Factory safety systems

Knowledge and skills for safety assurance

Understanding systems like HACCP is important for all involved in food and drink production. Richard Leathers and Louise Harris discuss why.


Podcast
Taccp

Threat Assessment Critical Control Point (TACCP)

Richard Leathers, Quality Management Systems Specialists at Campden BRI, talks about TACCP – a systematic evaluation of vulnerable elements ...


Podcast
Use of water within the food and drink industry

What is root cause analysis?

Quality systems specialists Richard Leathers and Lorraine Green explain that it is the simplest and most effective way of analysing things that ...


Podcast
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The potential of high–pressure processing

Shelf life and vitamin retention after HP processing.


Case studies
Audit

BRC 6 brings major changes

The sixth edition of the BRC Global Standard for Food (BRC 6) has certainly caused many companies to re-evaluate some of their processes and procedures.


Blog
How to pasteurise dry ingredients

How to pasteurise dry ingredients

Technologist Craig Leadley explains how to pasteurise dry ingredients, and new equipment at Campden BRI that could help companies with their ...


Podcast
Air flow management

Air flow management

Martin George of our Food Manufacturing Technologies Department talks about modelling air flow, factors that affect it, and how it can contribute ...


Podcast
Sustainability through Food Security podcast

31st Annual Campden lecture at Campden BRI Day 2009

Jonathon Porritt CBE delivered the 31st Annual Campden lecture, addressing Sustainability through Food Security What are the challenges that face ...


Podcast

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