Insurance and Wellness Blog

Implementing a Food Safety Plan Is a Piece of Cake

Posted by Kapnick Insurance Group on Sep 7, 2016 3:24:27 PM

Food Safety Risk Assessment - 7 Simple Steps

Even though it has been several years since The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law, the Act still confuses a myriad of food and feed processors. Why? Because one of the continuing gray areas is that compliance with the FSMA is a separate duty from creating a Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP). HACCP is a management system in which food safety is addressed through the analysis and control of biological, chemical, and physical hazards from raw material production, procurement and handling, to manufacturing, distribution and consumption of the finished product. 

Remember, the HACCP itself doesn’t cover the requirements of the FSMA. Some food product types require HACCP. Therefore, it’s critical that you verify your need for generating a HACCP.


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Topics: Industry Focus - Agribusiness

Safety on the Farm - Grain Handling and Storage

Posted by kapnick on Jul 13, 2015 10:49:00 AM

There are numerous safety and health hazards associated with grain handling operations.

One of these hazards is suffocation and or entrapment. Suffocation in grain bins usually occurs when a person is buried while the bin is being emptied. Flowing grain can quickly submerge a worker and cause suffocation.

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Topics: Industry Focus - Agribusiness