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NCIMS HACCP Product Description Form - Acceptable Alternate to NACMCF Based Form

Return to Dairy Grade A Voluntary HACCP

 

SUBJECT ISSUE DATEPRODUCT

Product Description

PLANT NAMESUPERSEDESPAGE

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Alternate Acceptable Form to NACMCF Based Form
Formal Product Name: 
Product Description and Food Safety Characteristics:
i.e. pH, water activity, etc.
 
Packaging Used: 
Ingredients: 
Labeling Requirements: 
Storage and Distribution: 
Intended Consumers: 
Intended Use: 
Shelf Life: 

 

EXAMPLE Product Description Form
Formal Product Name:Reduced Fat Milk (2%)
Product Description and Food Safety Characteristics:Pasteurized and homogenized fluid, 2% milk fortified with vitamin A. Milk is filled in 1 gallon plastic bottles with tamper evident seal. Support growth of a number of pathogens. No natural protective characteristics.
Packaging Used:High Density Polyethylene gallon container with a polypropylene snap-on screw-off tamper evident cap. Labels are self adhesive and applied prior to filling. Code date is printed via coding equipment after capping
Labeling Requirements:Keep refrigerated, Grade "A", Pasteurized, Homogenized, Vitamin A added, 30% less fat than regular milk
Storage and Distribution:Product is cased in standard milk cases - four units per case. Temperature of storage is 45°F. Distributed using refrigerated trucks ( 45°F) to wholesale and retail outlets.
Intended Consumers:Consumers of all ages consume this product.
Intended Use:Ready to serve product. May also be used as an ingredient in preparing meals.
Shelf Life:16 days under proper refrigeration.