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Food Defence covers both VACCP and TACCP parts of your assessment, starting at the raw materials and working all the way up the supply chain to the end user and where any threats and vulnerabilities are in your supply chain. We have courses that will help to create your risk assessment and site-wide awareness of how your team can have an effect on on-site threats and mitigating issues at goods-in.

Food Defence, VACCP, TACCP and Product Integrity – how does it all fit together?

One of the main questions I get asked at Food Defence and Product Integrity courses is “how does it all fit together?” The terminology can be confusing at the best of times! I’m not a fan of the acronyms VACCP and TACCP for a couple of reasons. Firstly, CCPs should be exclusively used to manage …

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What is Food Defence?

What is food defence?

VACCP, TACCP and Food Defence – what does it all mean? The amount of jargon being used around this topic isn’t reducing and is still causing confusion. I’m going to try to clear this up for you…here goes! What is VACCP and TACCP? VACCP (Vulnerability Assessment and Critical Control Points) and TACCP (Threat Assessment and Critical Control …

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Top tips for your product integrity risk assessments

It’s now over 2½ years since Kassy and I wrote our book “Assessing Error Vulnerability for Food Integrity’ and almost 2 years since we began delivering integrity training courses for M&S, along side our own raw material vulnerability (VACCP & TACCP) courses for a wider audience (and yes it does make me feel old!!) What …

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