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About HACCP

Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) is an internationally recognised system for reducing the risk of safety hazards in food. A HACCP System requires that potential hazards (biological, chemical or physical hazards) are identified and controlled at specific points in the process. HACCP is critical requirement for your facility compliance with applicable national and international food safety legislations.


Developing and Implementing a HACCP System requires that both Prerequisite Programs and HACCP Plans. Prerequisite programs (PRP) are implemented in the facility to control hazards in the environment, preventing contamination of the product and ensure a hygienic environment and good manufacturing processes (GMPs) for personnel that reduce the associated risk of of the food product.


HACCP Plans are prepared for each process/product and identify possible hazards and controls in place to make sure the hazards are eliminated or controlled to ensure acceptable levels of the food product. HACCP is one of the core components of all food safety certifications viz. SQF, ISO 22000, BRC, IFS etc.

Seven principles of HACCP

  1. Conduct a Hazard Analysis

  2. Identify the Critical Control Points

  3. Establish Critical Limits

  4. Establish Monitoring Procedures

  5. Establish Corrective Actions

  6. Establish Record Keeping Procedures

  7. Establish Verification Procedures

Benefits of HACCP Certification

HACCP certification has a variety of well-recognised benefits include:

  • Increased confidence in your products

  • Ability to reach markets and customers that require a HACCP based system

  • Reduced Liability by identifying and addressing the risks

  • Effective process management

  • Improved quality and consistency

HACCP certification is for

Any Orgaisation invoived in manufacturing, processing or handling of food products can use HACCP to determine and minimize or eliminate food safety hazards in their product.

Our Service Offers

With a team of highly experienced consultants and trainers, Deccan Consulting’ assists in:

  • Implementing and achieving HACCP certification based on your requirements.

  • Educating you on what you need for meeting the requirements

  • Developing management plans and systems (upgrading the existing documentation), thereby enabling you to solve any potential issues

  • Avoiding costly mistakes and unnecessary delays

  • Sail through your audit with confidence and ease

  • Will only recommend for audit when you feel ready and will remain on-call throughout your audit

  • Getting done through audit process, award of certification, interim assistance for maintaining the compliance and certification for annual checks