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HACCP audit Beer Brewery

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Receiving

  • Containers are close to prevent contamination (e.g. bird droppings)
  • Product are free of contamination from truck (damage, leaks, odors)
  • Hoses used for transferring material, Bulk Receiving are free of pests

Storage & Handling

  • Roofs are watertight (bacterial contamination from leaks)
  • Pipes are watertight (prevent bacterial contamination from leaks)
  • Products are free of mold growth, Insect or pest infestation from improper storage conditions
  • Products are free of cross contamination from allergens (e.g. wheat)

Brewing

  • Mill is free of allergen cross-contamination (e.g. from residues in the mill)

Fermentation

  • Cooling does not leak coolant

Aging / Clarification / Filtration

  • Cooling does not leak coolant
  • Cooling tank does not leak coolant
  • Aging tank does not leak coolant
  • Secondary Storage does not leak coolant
  • Secondary Storage is free of sulphites as an allergen
  • Filtration is free of sulphites as an allergen
  • Bright beer storage does not leak coolant
  • Bright beer storage is free of sulphites as an allergen
  • Bright beer storage is free of cleaning chemicals

Sterile Filtration

  • Bright beer tank does not leak coolant
  • Bright beer tank is free of sulphites as an allergen
  • Bright beer tank is free of cleaning chemicals
  • Filtration is free of sulphites as an allergen
  • Pasteurization is free of contamination from coolant

Returned Bottles Prep

  • Used glass is free of bacteria
  • Used glass is free of Lubricants, mycotoxins
  • Soak tanks with caustic have the proper caustic level
  • Soak tanks: bottle can drain
  • Soak Tanks With Caustic: bottles are damaged
  • Hydro Jet Spray prevents debris is left in bottle (e.g. pathogenic Clostridium, Listeria, Hepatitis (A/B/C)
  • Hydro Jet Spray: bottle can drain
  • Hydro Jet Sprays: bottles are undamaged
  • Post Soak: bottle can drain
  • Post Soak: bottles are undamaged (e.g. Temperature shock due to storage)
  • Interior rinse spray is adequate
  • Interior rinse spray: bottle can drain
  • Interior rinse: bottles are undamaged
  • Used bottles are free of critical glass defects , dirt, dust, glass, syringes, medical patches
  • Receiving/ Storage: bottles are undamaged
  • De-palletizing: bottles are undamaged
  • De-casing & Inspection (visual): bottles are undamaged
  • Bottle Wash Loading: bottles are undamaged
  • Pre-rinse sprays: bottles are undamaged (e.g. Temperature shock due to storage)
  • External flush: bottles are undamaged (e.g. Temperature shock due to storage)
  • External rinse: bottles are undamaged (e.g. Temperature shock due to storage)
  • Final rinse: bottle can drain
  • Final rinse: bottles are undamaged

New Bottles

  • Bulk Glass Rinser is free of Contaminated air
  • Bulk Glass Rinser sprays flow freely
  • New bottles are free of critical glass defects , glass
  • Receiving & Preliminary Inspection: bottles are undamaged
  • Storage (Pallet Prep, De-palletize): bottles are undamaged
  • Inspection (Human, visual): bottles are free of critical glass defects
  • Bottle Loading: bottles are undamaged

Bottling

  • Empty Bottle Inspection: detects residual liquid and caustic
  • Empty Bottle Inspection: foreign matter, glass defects and bottle damage are detected
  • Filling (Purges , Filling, Fobbing) is free of CIP chemicals in bottle
  • Filling (Purges , Filling, Fobbing): prevents chipping of bottles (e.g. from filling equipment), glass inclusion
  • Filling (Purges , Filling, Fobbing): prevents burst bottle leading to glass inclusion
  • Crowning is free of lubricants
  • Crowning prevents bottle finish damage (leading to glass inclusions)
  • Product is labelled and coded
  • Secondary Code & Inspection (Secondary Packaging, Code/Inspection): Product is labelled and coded
  • Lined aluminium bottles are free of metal shavings
  • Down Bottle Filler In-Feed Control: filler in feed prevents glass inclusions from breakage
  • Down Bottle Filler In-Feed Control: prevents burst bottle leading to glass inclusion
  • Foam Inspection and/or Candling detects foreign matter
  • Product is correctly labelled and coded
  • Secondary Code & Inspection (Secondary Packaging, Code/Inspection): Product is correctly labelled and coded

Kegging

  • External cleaning: Old codes are effectively removed
  • Internal Cleaning (Purge, Flush, Wash, Purge, Rinse): Cleaning solution is removed
  • Filling: is free of CIP solution
  • Product is Code Applied
  • New kegs are free of metal shavings

Canning

  • Product are free of bacterial contamination from leaking roof or pipes
  • Storage & Handling is free of contamination from leaking roof or pipes
  • De-palletize / Pallet ID (Collect & Timestamp Can Pallet ID, De-palletize) has correct code on pallet
  • Primary code is applied
  • Bulk in-line rinser is free of chemicals from compressed air or water
  • Seaming is free of chemicals and Lubricants
  • Tray Machine applies the correct code
  • Lined aluminium cans are free of metal shavings

Tankering

  • Tanker Filling/ Loading: Hoses are free of insect or pest infestation
  • Full Tanker Receiving & Unloading: Hoses are free of insect or pest infestation
  • Empty tanker is free of chemicals and sanitizer
  • Empty tanker is free of chemicals and sanitizer
  • Tanker Purging is free of contaminated CO2
  • Tanker Filling/ Loading: Hoses are cross contamination free from using hose on non-food material
  • Full Tanker Receiving & Unloading: Hoses are cross contamination free from using hose on non-food material
  • Full Tanker Receiving & Unloading: are free of cross contamination with chemicals from the supplier