Eric Ittah Good Manufacturing Practices PPT | Eric Ittah
Prepared by Eric Ittah
Good manufacturing practice, also known as GMPis a testing practice that helps to ensure that theproducts produced are of superior quality.
Contamination in food industry and pharmaceuticalindustries mainly occur by individuals working there, byfood materials, packaging materials, by hazardousmaterials and by miscellaneous materials.
Individuals working in direct contact with food or foodpackaging must to stick to hygienic practices. This willprotect against food contamination by microorganismsor unwanted material.
Any activity that can result in food contamination suchas eating or use of tobacco or chewing is not allowed inareas of food or drug production. Any other unhygienicpractices must not be entertained in food handling areaor drug processing area.
No eating, drinking or chewing while at workMaintain personal hygieneNo jeweler to be wornFinger nails must be trimmed and no applying nail polishNo medication in the factory areaIncase of a open wound or any injury, clean bandage to cover it
All employees must wash their hands thoroughly :When they enter any food handling areaBefore starting any workOnce they have handled contaminated materialsAfter using toilet facilitiesAfter breaks
Good food handling practices ensure that processed food is freefrom any type of contaminations
Do not keep gloves, mask and any other items unattendedDo not keep crates, boxes, containers or buckets directly on thefloorKeep mops and dust pans at the place provided for themKeep minimum hand contact with the food ingredientsCheck the expiry date of the ingredients usedAll the containers must be covered and labeled properly
While food processing is going on in an unit, ensure that theunscreened doors and windows are closed. If there is anyevidence of pests, it must be reported at the earliest. Work areamust be cleaned regularly throughout the shift and it must be leftclean after the work is completed.