Food Plant Sanitation: Design, Maintenance, and Good Manufacturing Practices
Review of the book ‘Food Plant Sanitation’
The book “Food Plant Sanitation: Design, Maintenance, and Good Manufacturing Practices” is written by Michael M. Cramer. Book contains eleven chapters related to food plant sanitation.
Food safety is a major concern nowadays for food industries. The quality of end product lies on food safety practices. Similarly to ensure food safety and sanitation is consumer demand. To achieve quality and consumer confidence we get certification. A food industry usually implements HACCP or follows ISO standards. These safety and quality management systems emphasize on food sanitation.
Book (Food plant sanitation) first analyses different sanitation standards for foods given by the regulatory authorities like FDA and USDA. These standards are a pre-requisite to run any food industry.Then, the methods of inspection of food plant along with recall procedure is explained. These methods are followed for quality assurance and quality control. Micro-organisms are a great threat to food plant sanitation. This book comprehensively lists the practices for their control. After reading this book a person can be fully aware of the sanitary principles that are working behind food plant sanitation. What are the practices that are required for the sanitation of food plant? And what are the good manufacturing practices that employees have to adopt? These questions are answered by this particular book. Chemical, physical and biological hazards always pose a danger to the quality of food produced in a plant. The sanitation practices to deal with these various pests is also included in the book by the book author.
So, as food plant sanitation is a critical step in food processing. This book can prove really fruitful in understanding Food Plant Sanitation. Apart from that design of a food plant is also very crucial to achieve sanitation.
Author: Michael M. Cramer