By JOHN MAICO M. HERNANDEZ
TO assist MAICOR Trading Corp. in their pursuit of having HACCP certification, DOST Batangas conducted a training on Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) for their employees and management held at MAICOR’s Function Room, Banay-Banay 1st, San Jose, Batangas, May 7-8.
The training discussion was composed of the following topics: HACCP Overview, Pre-requisite Programs (PRPs), Scope and HACCP Team, Product Description, Intended Use, Flow Diagram, Onsite Confirmation of Flow Diagram, Hazard Analysis, Critical Control Points, Critical Limit, CCP Monitoring, Corrective Action, Validation and Verification, and Documentation.
Pre and post-test examinations were provided to measure the knowledge gained by the participants. During the workshop, participants were tasked to fill-up the forms required in HACCP certification while they are guided by the trainors.
The two-day training started with a welcome remarks by Mr. Michael Ambal, Feedmill Manager of the company. Ms. Patricia Ambal, Quality Officer, shared with everyone the objectives of the training. She also introduced the resource speakers for the activity namely Engr. Marielli Katherine C. Untalan of Batangas State University and Engr. Mhark Ellgine A. Libao of DOST Batangas.
The training ended with the awarding of Certificates of Appreciation to the resource speakers by Mr. Milvin Ambal, Vice President for Operations.|