THAILAND, Bangkok. Charoen Pokphand Foods has implemented stronger health and safety measures throughout its supply chain to ensure highest standard of food safety for consumers.
CPF’s CEO Prasit Boondoungprasert said the company has prioritized on Food Safety Management System in compliance to the Codex Alimentarius, or "Food Code", which is a series of standards, guidelines and codes adopted by from World Health Organization (WHO), and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to protect consumer health.
These standards and practices are put into actions throughout CPF’s food processing plant in line with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP).
Those stringent health and safety measures have been implemented as a single-standard practice through the company’s all business units, including feed, livestock farm, processed food, logistic network, warehouse and office. This helps guarantee the company’s product quality and traceability.
The measures also focus on all employees and food workers in the processing line. To ensure highest safety, the company increased number of shuttle buses to service employees from their residents to manufacturing plants. Moreover, the company also extends lunch time to facilitate social distancing practice as well as increases health checkpoints and alcohol for hand spray areas. Particularly, there will have health checkpoints with Thermoscan are set in every entrance of an operational site as a precaution. The employees are required to wear gloves and masks all the time.