HACCP

H.A.C.C.P ?

(Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points) et est agréé EU et USDA (United States Department of Agriculture).

 

For your premises to satisfy these standards, the regulations stipulate that wall and ceiling cladding must be:

  1. Easy to clean and/or disinfect
  2. Non-toxic
  3. A light colour
  4. Rot-proof
  5. Impact-resistant
  6. Non-absorbent

 

Regulation (EC) no. 852/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 concerning the hygiene of foodstuffs (JO L 139 of 30.04.2004 (in force since 01.01.2006) : Chapter II: Specific requirements in rooms where foodstuffs are prepared, treated or processed (…) 1. In rooms where food is prepared, treated or processed, (…) the design and layout shall permit good food hygiene practices, including protection against cross-contamination between and during operations. (…) b) Wall surfaces must be maintained in a sound condition and be easy to clean and, if necessary, disinfect. This will require the use of impervious, non-absorbent, washable and non-toxic materials and require a smooth surface up to a height appropriate for the operations unless food business operators can satisfy the competent authority that other materials used are appropriate; (c) Ceilings, overhead structures and the inner surfaces of roofs must be constructed to prevent the accumulation of dirt and reduce condensation, the growth of undesirable moulds and the shedding of particles.