Food Safety Systems

HACCP systems

  • SQF Consultant
  • Gap audits against Codex Alimentarius requirements
  • Food safety risk assessment
  • HACCP plan development and documentation
  • Assistance with audit Corrective Action Requests

QA systems

  • Gap audits against SQF, BRC, FSC22000, WQA and Department of Agriculture (AQIS) requirements
  • Quality risk assessment
  • Quality systems manual development and documentation

Production systems

  • Process capability studies
  • Lean manufacturing assessments
  • Waste identification
  • Problem solving with root cause analysis
  • Thermal process assessment and compliance

Food Processing Specialists can offer clients a true “turn-key” solution to their product needs; from product development to process verification and everything in between. This includes all food safety and quality systems development in accordance with the internationally recognised standards of HACCP and SQF. We can develop customised food safety and/or quality plans to meet your and your customers’ requirements. Whether preparing for an audit or dealing with the outcomes, Food Processing Specialists can work with you to determine what gaps may exist in your current systems and how to fix any resulting corrective action requests.

Whilst we specialise in low acid, acid and acidified foods for shelf stable products, Food Processing Specialists can assist with chilled and frozen products as well. With our extensive experience in food manufacturing, Food Processing Specialists can offer assistance in food safety and quality systems for a wide range of products such as baby food, meat and seafood products in numerous packaging formats including cans, jars, pouches and trays.

Food Processing Specialists can also assist in driving processing efficiencies through several analysis techniques including problem solving via root cause analysis, process capability studies, lean manufacturing assessments and the identification of waste in all its forms.

SQF Consultant

With its beginnings in Western Australia in 1994, SQF (Safe Quality Food) is now a globally recognised food safety and quality standard headquartered in the USA. It is part of the Global Food Safety Initiative to which many international (Walmart, Tesco, Carrefour) and Australian (Coles, Woolworths, Aldi, AFGC) food retailers are stakeholders in.

As a certified SQF consultant, Mike Moffat can guide you through the appropriate SQF standard for your food manufacturing business. He can be as hands-on or as remote as you require advising you every step of the way from an initial fundamental HACCP plan, all the way through to a fully audited and certified Food Safety and Quality system.

Mike is certified to assist in high risk food sector categories such as manufactured meat and poultry products, seafood processing, fruit and vegetable processing, canning, UHT and aseptic operations as well as food ingredient manufacture.