Definition of Corrective Actions [In Under 100 Words]

In the food manufacturing industry, corrective actions are steps taken to identify, correct and prevent future occurrences of deviations from a facility’s predetermined food safety process. The fifth principle of the industry standardized HACCP system is to establish corrective actions for responding appropriately whenever a potential food safety hazard’s critical limit is exceeded. Each facility’s corrective action plan should detail what to do when a deviation occurs (i.e., identifying and correcting the cause), who is responsible for doing so and how to properly record the actions taken.

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