HACCP Dokumentation

HACCP in the gastronomy

HACCP HACCP is the abbreviation for «Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points». According to the HACCP principle, food companies define critical control points (CCPs) along their internal processes. A CCP is therefore a step in the production process of a foodstuff at which there is a health hazard that can be prevented by specific control…
Bild zum Thema Mindesthaltbarkeitsdatum vs. Verbrauchsdatum

Does food safety cause food waste?

On the contrary, because the best-before date (BBD ) provides information on the minimum period until which a foodstuff retains its specific properties such as taste, smell and nutritional values under appropriate storage conditions. In contrast, the use-by date or consuption date indicates the date by which the food should be consumed in order to…
Schneidebrett Holz oder Plastik

Chopping boards: wood or plastic?

The question of which material is more hygienic for chopping boards, wood or plastic, is discussed time and again. Plastic can be cleaned in the dishwasher at very hot temperatures, but according to a study, wood also has an antibacterial effect and is therefore a good and natural alternative. Hygiene requirements Strict guidelines apply to…
Rückstellproben im Rahmen des HACCP-Konzepts

New checklist “Retention samples”

Retention samples within the framework of the HACCP concept Discover the latest version 2.3.0 of our Alcomo HACCP app, now available in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store! We are pleased to introduce an additional checklist for the documentation of retention samples. As part of the HACCP concept, retention samples are important to…
Wildfleisch in der Pfanne

Blei im Wildfleisch

Blei kann durch bleihaltige Jagdmunition ins Wildfleisch gelangen. Sobald Blei in den menschlichen Organismus gelangt, können Organe langfristig geschädigt und Körperfunktionen beeinträchtigt werden. Wird Wild mit bleihaltiger Munition erlegt, welche sich beim Aufprall am Tier verformt oder gar zersplittert, verbleiben sehr kleine Reste der Munition im geschossenen Tier. Zu den am höchsten mit Blei belasteten…