Towards food safety: Quality management peculiarities

S.O. Akhmetova, D.L. Fuschi, R. Vasiliunaite

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By introducing new international standards into management systems, most enterprises obtain recognition by the market participants relative to different aspects of their activity. At the same time, problems with the enterprise units management arise rather often. The primary intent of this research is identifying the technical approaches aimed at creating an integrated Quality Management System (QMS) for the food enterprise, which reflects the branch specificity and is based on international standards ISO 9000 and HACCP principles. The paper presents the possible benefits for the food industry originating by the introduction of an integrated QMS based on the analysis carried-out analysis on modern QMS trends. Additionally we present the generalized results of the researches conducted on the “Process model of Raimbek Agro Company”. Finally, a technique for the assessment of productivity and continuous improvement of QMS is developed. Originality/value: the developed technique for productivity assessment and continuous improvement of QMS allows to establish causal relationships between planned and reached results, thus highlighting the effects. The introduction of an Integrated Quality Management System (IQMS) will enable the enterprise to meet the present-day market requirements and to ensure the competitive goods production.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)513-522
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Security and Sustainability Issues
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2017
Externally publishedYes


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