Food Quality Assurance

Attempt the following questions to check your understanding of the subject:

  1. State 4 definitions of quality in industrial manufacturing practice (2 Marks)
  2. Explain the meaning of the following terms (5 Marks)
    1. Monitoring critical control point
    2. Operational Prerequisite Programs
    3. Food suitability
    4. Food traceability
    5. Food Quality Assurance
  3. Differentiate between validation and verification and explain the importance of the verification procedure to any organization (8 Marks)
  4. Outline the functions of the HACCP team (5 Marks)
  5. Explain the management’s role in implementing food quality management systems (6 Marks)
  6. State the four general steps to any corrective action (4 marks)
  1. State and explain the key elements recognized in ISO 22000 to ensure food safety along the value chains (4 Marks)
  2. Highlight 4 clauses in the ISO 22000 standard that are specific to the food industry (4 Marks)
  3. Explain the quality management principles that the top management in any organization can apply to improve performance (8 Marks) 
  4. Explain the role of top management in the implementation of ISO 9001 and the 5S systems (7 Marks)
  5. Explain the 5S system (7 Marks)