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CCC ACQUIRES HACCP CERTIFICATION
Cebu Carrageenan Corporation (CCC) located at Carmen, Cebu is WHI’s affiliate company that produces semi-refined carrageenan chips and powder for the export market. It has successfully passed the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) Certification last March 26-27, 2018. HACCP is an international standard defining the requirements for effective control of food safety. This shows the organization’s commitment to delivering safe quality food products to our customer.
FSSC 22000 RE-CERTIFICATION OF WHI
WHI, a carrageenan producer and a seaweed supplier in the Philippines, successfully completed the FSSC 22000 recertification and transition to ver. 4.1 last April 23-24, 2018, and attended by key employees with the full support of the management. FSSC 22000 ver. 4.1 was published in July 2017 and includes an update to GFSI benchmarking requirements document ver. 7.1 and requires certified sites to be audited against the new version starting January 1, 2018. This also brought new requirements for food fraud, food defense, allergen management, environmental monitoring, management of services, use of the logo, product labeling, and mandatory unannounced audit in order to increase transparency and objectivity in the benchmarking process.