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HACCP new software from CCFRA
A new version of CCFRA’s widely used and long-established HACCP Documentation Software will help all types of food companies to develop and update their HACCP documentation efficiently, effectively and flexibly. Simplified to make it more user-friendly and adapted to meet the needs of SMEs as well as larger companies, the software will help companies to ensure audit trail compliance and demonstrate due diligence. Its release coincides with proposed changes to EU legislation increasing the emphasis on the use and documentation of HACCP.
The software encourages documentation of HACCP plans in a structured way, working through each of the stages of HACCP in turn. It includes a flow-charting tool to map out a process as a series of ingredients and operations, and enables hazards, controls and associated information to be linked to specific process steps. A decision tree helps with the identification of critical control points while a notebook enables recording of supplementary information outside the formal HACCP plan. It also facilitates sharing of HACCP plans over a network and is compatible with modular HACCP systems.
It is fully compatible with internationally agreed HACCP principles and can be used by companies all along the food production chain – from producers and growers through processors and manufacturers to retailers and caterers.
The new version was developed as part of a project supported by South West Food and Drink and Advantage West Midlands.