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Section 2.2.6 – Signing and Dating the HACCP System Documentation

The requirement for signing and dating the first page of the prerequisite programs, HACCP plan(s), and process controls upon any modification has been changed to "upon any modification that has an impact on the control of a hazard". The use of electronic signatures has been added.

Section 3.1.1.1 – Prerequisite Programs Requirements – A.2.1.1 Building Design and Construction

The description of the requirement related to the sewage and the waste effluent system is now outcome based (less prescriptive). The link to the Reference listing of Accepted Construction Materials, Packaging Materials and Non-Food Chemical products has been removed.

Section 3.1.1.1 – Prerequisite Programs Requirements – A.3.2.2 Sanitizing Installations

Minor amendment – Clarification of requirement

Section 3.1.1.1 – Prerequisite Programs Requirements – A.4.1.2 Water/Ice/Steam Quality, Protection and Supply (Water treatment)

Minor amendment – Clarification of requirement

Section 3.1.1.2 – Prerequisite Programs Requirements – B.2.1.1 Transportation, Purchasing/Receiving/Shipping and Storage (Purchasing)

New requirement related to information necessary to demonstrate that packaging materials, non-food chemicals and construction materials are safe and/or suitable for use as intended.

Section 3.1.1.2 – Prerequisite Programs Requirements – B.2.2.2 Transportation, Purchasing/Receiving/Shipping and Storage

Minor amendment – Clarification of requirement

Section 3.1.1.4 – Prerequisite Programs Requirements – D.1.2.1 Technical Training

Minor amendment – Clarification of requirement

Section 3.1.1.6 – Prerequisite Programs Requirements – F.1.1.1 Recall Plan

Clarification of requirements as per comments from General Auditor of Canada

Section 3.1.1.7 – Prerequisite Programs Requirements – G.1.2.2 Modified Atmosphere Packaging

Minor amendment – Clarification of requirement

Section 3.1.1.7 – Prerequisite Programs Requirements – G.2 Foreign Material Control Program

A new prerequisite program has been created in order to prevent, reduce or eliminate the risk of product contamination by foreign materials.

Section 3.4.2 – HACCP System Reassessment Procedures

Same requirement – The presentation has been modified for a better understanding of the requirement

Section 6.9 Action Plan Extension

The following note has been added: "All criteria must be met in order to qualify for an extension to the completion date."

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