SQF and HACCP both address food safety, so what is the difference between them?
SQF is a food safety management system and requires that a HACCP program is used as part of the food safety management program. SQF also requires food safety management system processes and procedures to manage all aspects of food safety throughout the business.
HACCP is a process of identifying potential food safety hazards for your ingredients and process steps and identifing appropriate controls. HACCP is based on seven principles that can be found in the Codex Alimentarius.
Organizations that have HACCP in place will need to design, document and implement the SQF food safety management system processes before becoming SQF Certified.
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