In the food industry, what you measure tells a story about what you value. You can’t improve what you don’t measure. This sends a strong message from the top that food safety is a priority for the organization. Establishing and communicating objectives and KPIs related to food safety can influence a facility’s food safety culture. But how do you know if your KPIs are driving the right behaviors? And are there better KPIs you could be setting?
GMP stands for good manufacturing practices. The role of GMP in food industry success is critical—they help food and beverage companies maintain food safety and quality while increasing their productivity. All relevant food legislation, including the FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), emphasizes these practices, including customer certification requirements.
Food safety is a top concern for Food and Beverage companies and for a good reason. Not only does it help to ensure the safety of your consumers, but it also prevents severe consequences like hefty fines and irreparable damage to your company’s reputation. While each company is unique and thus must take its own tailored approach to compliance, there are a few industry best practices you can use as a starting point for designing more specific food safety programs. In this blog, we will cover the key components of Food Safety Compliance: