Scale of production and implementation of food safety programs influence the performance of current food safety management systems: Case of dairy processors

Patrick Murigu Kamau Njage, Beatrice Opiyo, John Wangoh, Joseph Wambui

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Abstract

An FSMS-Diagnostic Instrument was used to evaluate fifteen Kenyan dairy processors based on indicators and descriptive grids for context riskiness, FSMS activities, and microbial food safety (FS) output with respect to scale of production. Contextual riskiness was diagnosed as low, moderate or high. FSMS activities were diagnosed as absent, basic, average or advanced. FS output was diagnosed as not performed, poor, moderate or good. Four clusters with significantly different (p 
Original languageEnglish
JournalFood Control
Volume85
Pages (from-to)85-97
Number of pages13
ISSN0956-7135
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017

Keywords

  • Food safety management system
  • Performance diagnosis
  • Scale of production
  • Food safety program
  • Dairy processors

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