JANUARY 1, 2019
TO: HACCP COORDINATOR / QUALITY CONTROL MANAGER
RE: CERTIFICATION OF COMPLIANCE (HACCP)
This letter will serve as Great Northern Products LTD’S official notification that we continue to operate under the U.S. Federal Food & Drug Act and (21 CFR) Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) Guide. Great Northern Products LTD. and all of its import sources comply with all the procedures for the safe and sanitary importation and distribution of fish and seafood products as outlined by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in the Federal Register Dated December 18, 1995 CFR Parts 123 and 1240 Mandating the application of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) Principles. Great Northern Products LTD. continues to conduct hazard analysis for all its seafood products, constructed a legitimate HACCP plan where applicable, written and implemented standard sanitation operating procedures, and has received from all its Canadian suppliers, a Certificate of Compliance issued in conjunction with the Canadian Quality Management Program in turn certifying that all of the fish and fish products processed at each facility are considered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency to be processed in accordance with the requirements of the United States Food and Drug Administration Regulation 21 CFR Part 123.
All of our other non-Canadian foreign suppliers have issued us their Certificate of Compliance as well. In addition to receiving their Certificate of Compliance, our foreign suppliers are required to supply us with their complete HACCP Plan which has been established and implemented in accordance with the Food and Drug Administration guidelines, and they must have and implement written verification of their procedures for ensuring that the fish and fishery products offered for export to the United Sates were processed in accordance with the requirements of the U.S. FDA HACCP Regulations; 21 CFP Part 123 Effective December 18, 1997.
Please include this documents as part of your HACCP File as a continuing Certificate of Guarantee of our HACCP Compliance.
Our HACCP Manual is on file at Great Northern Products LTD. Corporate Headquarters, at 2700 Plainfield Pike, Cranston RI 02921 and is available for inspection at any time. Please Contact William Parry, HACCP Manager or George Nolan, President of Great Northern Products with any further questions or inquiries that you may have concerning any of the above.