Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment

Application of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points System (HACCP) during packaging of date fruits


Mohamed M. Abd El-Razik 1, 3 *, Mohamed G. E. Gadallah 1, 3 , Ahmed A. Al-Hassan 1,  El-Sayed A. Abd El-Hady  1, 2

Recieved Date: 2017-09-10, Accepted Date: 2017-12-28


The aim of this study was application HACCP system during packaging steps of date fruit in one of date fruit packaging establishment in Qassim region. Hazard analysis of raw materials, raw date fruits and packaging materials in addition to during different production steps, receiving fumigation, washing, sorting, drying, sorting and packaging, established with different control measures could be used for prevent, eliminate and reduce these hazards to an acceptable level. A simple HACCP plan was planned during packaging date fruits, receiving raw materials, fumigation, washing and drying and date fruits packaging steps were identified as CCPs of production packaged date fruits. Critical limits, corrective actions and monitoring procedures for each identified CCP were established, verification procedures in addition to record keeping were also discussed.


Control measures,  date packaging,  GMPs  hazard,  HACCP,  SSOPs

Journal: Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment
Year: 2018
Volume: 16
Issue: 1
Category: Food and Health
Pages: 12-19

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