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Week 2 – Food Safety HACCP Challenge

Welcome to Week 2 of the HACCP Mentor Food Safety HACCP Challenge.  The week has definitely flown and it only feels like yesterday that the first challenge was … [Read More...]

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Food Safety HACCP Challenge – Week 1

Welcome to Week 1 of the HACCP Mentor Food Safety HACCP Challenge!  Before we start I would like to say a big thank you to all of you that have shown … [Read More...]


Join the HACCP Mentor Food Safety HACCP Challenge

The New Year has started and what better way to rev up your HACCP and food safety commitment than undertaking the HACCP Mentor Food Safety HACCP … [Read More...]


Top 5 HACCP Trends of 2015

As 2014 quickly comes to an end I thought it timely to tell my predicted top 5 HACCP trends for 2015 and where your food business should direct their … [Read More...]


How to cope with QA Fatigue

It is nearly the end of another year and I am asking the question “where has the past 12 months gone?”  It seems that the older that I get, the faster … [Read More...]

HACCP Records for the food industry

How to make your HACCP records better

Part of my role as an auditor is to review business, food safety and HACCP records. These records are used to evidence your compliance against an … [Read More...]


Top 3 ways to prevent allergen contamination in your food business

With the ever increasing food recall rates due to undeclared allergens, now is the time to revisit three simple ways to prevent allergen contamination … [Read More...]

How to deal with staff that do not follow business procedures

How to deal with staff that do not follow business procedures

Recently I have had to deal with staff who have not followed the correct business procedures and also those who just do not listen.  This can be a … [Read More...]

HACCP Mentor Understanding raw material traceability

Understanding raw material traceability

This week I have had the pleasure of presenting at Food Safety Live 2014 on Understanding Raw Material Traceability. My session titled “Where the … [Read More...]

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View conference presentation on Top 10 food audit non-conformances

I recently presented at the 21st Australian HACCP Conference in Sydney, Australia and have now recorded the presentation on the Top 10 Food Audit … [Read More...]


Top 10 Food Audit Non-Conformances

This article comes from the 21st Australian HACCP Conference where I am delivering a keynote presentation on the top 10 non-conformances raised during … [Read More...]

How to monitor pests in your food business

How to complete pest monitoring in your food business

Pest monitoring forms an integral part of your pest management program. The purpose of pest monitoring is to provide an indication of the level of … [Read More...]

Food Testing Laboratory

How to Choose a Food Testing Laboratory

As part of your total food safety management system, there are many verification activities that need to be completed. Some can be completed in-house … [Read More...]

HACCP Mentor Food Safety Standard

How to choose a food safety certification standard

It can be a confusing state when you are faced with having to choose what is the best 3rd party food safety certification standard for your food … [Read More...]

Stress free audits

Kindle book release on Stress Free Audits

Stress Free Audits: Your Guide to Great Results is now on Kindle   Any type of audit of your work systems and practices can be a daunting process … [Read More...]

How to do a food label review - HACCP Mentor

How to do a Food Label Review

A food label review is a process where you check your food packaging labels for compliance against the relevant food labelling legislation. If you … [Read More...]