Presents experiences that can be applied to the development, implementation, and maintenance of an effective food safety management system. The text supplies tools that can be applied according to the particular needs of an operation, adding value to its processes and aiding in the establishment of a successful management-based food safety system. The author also encourages the development of a quality management system.
The text begins by summarizing Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) food safety schemes. It also lists websites for additional information and updates. Although this text focuses on food safety management systems (FSMS), it also includes references to ISO 9001, along with the quality requirements of some of the food safety management standards. It offers information that can be applied to whichever standard is chosen by an organization.