HACCP pp 29-38 | Cite as

Hazard Analysis and Assignment of Risk Categories

  • Donald A. CorlettJr.
  • Merle D. Pierson


Hazard analysis consists of a systematic evaluation of a specific food and its raw materials or ingredients to determine the risk from biological (primarily infectious or toxin-producing food-borne illness microorganisms), chemical and physical hazards. The hazard analysis is a two-step procedure: hazard analysis and assignment of risk categories.


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  • Donald A. CorlettJr.
  • Merle D. Pierson

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