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Frequently Asked Questions about HACCP


Key Steps for HACCP Certification


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What is HACCP?

HACCP is a preventative safety approach that applies to all steps of the manufacture of food and pharmaceutical products.

When was HACCP released?

HACCP was initially released in 1972.

Who released HACCP?

HACCP was first released by Pillsbury as a food canning safety inspection.

Who needs to get HACCP certified?

HACCP applies to all aspects of the food industry, including producers, manufacturers, inspectors, and food-service operators who wish to comply with international safety standards.

What are the benefits of achieving HACCP certification?

In addition to allowing the HACCP certified company to continually monitor its product for compliance with safety standards, HACCP also establishes the company as a reputable food service devoted to food safety, thereby ensuring confidence in customers and consumers.

What is the time duration required for a company to achieve HACCP certification?

HACCP certification can be achieved in as little as 90 days depending upon the company commitment.

What are the certification steps? 

Please visit for steps to certification.

Where can I get help with consulting?

Please visit for assistance with consulting.

Where can I get help to achieve HACCP certification with a written guarantee?

ISO Accelerate Group offers written guarantee certification services with the condition your company will comply with recommendations.

Where can I get training for HACCP?

ISO Accelerate Group offers online, onsite, and customized training. Please visit for more information.

Where can I get online training and certification?

Quality University provides online training and certification. For more information, follow this link:

My company is ISO 9001 certified. Where can I get help to upgrade to HACCP?

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Where can I get free cost information for HACCP consulting?

Please contact Accelcert at 1-888-476-9103 for specific quotes.

Where can I get free cost information for HACCP certification?

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Where can I get a free audit checklist for HACCP?

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*The above information is provided for the better understanding of the specific standard, certification process, consulting, and training resources. We do recommend that you or your company should refer to the latest standards and verify information and/or contact the resources listed, or as applicable.



Step 1
Prepare HACCP Implementation Plan and Detailed Schedule Accelerate & Clients
+ Prepare HACCP plan for the Food Safety System Development
(Accelerate will work with Client)
Step 2
HACCP Gap Assessment
+ Perform the HACCP Gap Assessment to Identify GAPS between the standard and what exist.
(Accelerate will prepare the report)
Step 3
HACCP Training (Auditors)
+ Train the HACCP Internal Auditors and Process Owners to the Standard.
Upon passing the exam, process owner taking training will get qualified as Internal Auditor
and Lead Auditor Accelerate will issue certificate.
Step 4
HACCP Implementation Training
+ Train process owners to HACCP Implementation Process.
(Accelerate will perform the activity)
ISO will issue certificate on passing exam.
Step 5
HACCP Food Safety Policy (Define & Document)
Accelerate & Client
+ Define HACCP Food Safety Policy to internal and external customers.
(Accelerate will prepare Food Safety Policy working with Client
Step 6
HACCP Food Safety Objectives
(Define & Document)
Accelerate & Client
+ Define HACCP Food Safety Objective with reference to Food Safety Policy.
(Accelerate will prepare working with Client)
Step 7
HACCP Measurement Analysis & Improvement
(Define & Document)
+ Define HACCP Measurement Analysis Process for continuous improvement.
(Accelerate will prepare working with Client)
Step 8
HACCP Food Safety Planning (Define & Document)
+ Define HACCP Food SafetyPlanning Process.
(Accelerate will prepare working with Client)
Step 9
HACCP Executive Management Training
+ Train HACCP Executive Management for the process for Conducting Management Review.
(Accelerate will issue certificate)
Step 10
HACCP Documentation of Data Control/Critical Control Point
-Development of a consistent
approval process
+ Define HACCP Documentation and Data Control Process for development
and Management of Documentation Control System.
(Accelerate will develop, works with Client, which include infrastructure for Documentation Control)
Step 11
HACCP Level I (Food Safety Manual)
+ Prepare HACCP Food Safety Manual.
Document the Company Policy in the manual for compliance to the standard.
(Accelerate will prepare for Client)
Step 12
HACCP Level II (Standard Operating Procedures)
+ Define the HACCP process and the interaction between the processes.
Document each process in compliance with the standard.
(Accelerate will prepare with Client)
Step 13
HACCP Level III (Work Instructions) Draft
Accelerate & Client
+ Document the HACCP processes in detail if needed.
(Accelerate will work with Client)
Step 14
HACCP Level I (Food Safety Manual)
Approval/Sign-Off Client
+ Have Top Management sign the HACCP Food Safety Manual.
(Client works with Accelerate)
Step 15
Client & Accelerate
+ Have all HACCP procedures approved by process owners and concerned functions.
(Client works with Accelerate)
Step 16
HACCP Level III (Work Instructions)
Client & Accelerate
+ Have HACCP work instruction signed-off by concerned functions.
(Client works with Accelerate)
Step 17
First HACCP Internal Audit (by qualified Internal Auditors) Client & Accelerate
+ Perform first HACCP Internal Audit. This audit will be conducted by independent Internal Certified Auditors. (Client will perform with support from Accelerate)
Step 18
HACCP Corrective & Preventive Actions, customer, vendor, quality Client & Accelerate
+ Do close loop HACCP corrective and preventive action for all issues including issues from Internal Audit (STEP 17). (Client will perform with  Accelerate)
Step 19
HACCP First Management Review (Performed by Management Rep. & Executive Mgmt.)
+ Conduct HACCP Management Review as per Management Review procedures. (Client works with Accelerate)
Step 20
Second HACCP Internal Audit (By Qualified Internal Auditors)
Accelerate & Client
+ Perform second HACCP Internal by Certified Internal Auditors (same as STEP 17). (Client works with Accelerate)
Step 21
HACCP Corrective & Preventive Action for 2nd Internal Audit
Accelerate & Client
+ Perform close loop HACCP corrective and preventive action (Same as STEP 18). (Client works with Accelerate)
Step 22
HACCP Second Management Review (By Executive Mgmt.) Client & Accelerate
+ Perform HACCP Management Review as per Management Review Procedure (same as STEP 19).
(Client works with Accelerate)
Step 23
Registrar HACCP Pre-Assessment (Optional Activity) Registrar Client & Accelerate
+ Registrar (an independent certifying body) to perform HACCP Pre-Assessment (Accelerate will support)
Step 24
HACCP Corrective & Preventive Actions to registrar finding Accelerate & Client
+ Do close loop HACCP corrective actions (same as STEP 18 & 21) (Client works with Accelerate)
Step 25
Accelerate HACCP Documentation Review
+ Accelerate Review the HACCP complete system for compliance to standard.
Step 26
Accelerate Assessment for HACCP
+ Accelerate perform HACCP audit for identifying issues to related Implementation.
Step 27
HACCP Corrective & Preventive Actions
+ Do close loop HACCP corrective & preventive action for all issues raised (STEP 25 & 26)(Accelerate works with Client)
Step 28
Final HACCP Registration Audit
+ Registrar perform the final HACCP Registration Audit. (Accelerate will support)
Step 29
Prepare action plan for HACCP registrar finding
+ Submit HACCP Action Plan & close Registrar Findings.. (Accelerate works with Client)
Step 30
Client Certified for HACCP
+ Accelerate Registered Client in Accelerate Database as "HACCP Certified"
Step 31
HACCP Maintaining Upgrade & Training
+ Accelerate will provide. (If desired)

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