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Evaluation of HACCP Implementation within Food Industry in China

Shujing Wang

Abstract


This study assessed the implementation of HACCP system in Chinese food industry. The project aimed to
evaluate the extent of HACCP implementation within food manufacturers in China and identify major barriers to this
system. The results of this study indicate that most participants had implemented HACCP, while the others that did not
implement this system had several characteristics, including small scale. Private Ownership Company and mainly focusing
on the domestic market. The application of the system is hampered by several obstacles, such as the high cost of
establishment and maintenance and the low recognition of HACCP system in China. Therefore, it is necessary to provide
adequate support and propagate and train about food safety knowledge in order to promote the food safety consciousness
of public.

Keywords


HACCP; Food Industry; Impact Factors; Food Safety Management Systems

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18686/ahe.v5i7.3826

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