Coffee Food Safety Plan Templates
The NCA now offers coffee-specific model safety plan templates to help you stay in compliance – as required by FSMA.
The historic 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) focused on prevention and established new rules to reduce potential food-borne health risks.
Although coffee is a low-risk food, the FDA now requires food safety plans for nearly all food manufacturing facilities (and yes, coffee is a food). This includes green coffee importers, roasters, manufacturers of flavored coffee, and processors of decaffeinated coffee.
How the NCA Can Help
To help organizations get started, the NCA developed model food safety plan templates tailored to coffee manufacturing settings, with industry-specific hazards and controls -- exclusively for NCA members.
These templates must be tailored to your specific facility, and include:
Check to see if your organization is a member or learn more about joining the NCA!
Why Use the Model Coffee FSMA Templates?
Developed by experienced coffee industry food safety experts, these templates can be used to develop a specific plan for your facility or to update and strengthen an existing plan.
Your customers expect you to be in compliance with safety standards. And you company could be hit with potentially severe fines and other penalties for non-compliance with FSMA.