Dinnissen Process Technology has joined the European Hygienic Engineering & Design Group (EHEDG). A consortium of equipment manufactures, food industries, research institutes as well as public health authorities. It was founded to promote hygiene during the processing and packaging of food products.
The members of EHEDG are companies and organisations which are committed to the highest standards of food safety and strive to improve the overall image of the industry in the eyes of the consumer. The principal goal of EHEDG is the promotion of safe food by improving hygienic engineering and design in all aspects of food manufacture. The continued support of the members is essential to achieve the longterm goal of assisting in the prevention of food hygiene problems by the application of hygienic engineering.
European legislation, which requires that handling, preparation processing and packaging of food is done hygienically using hygienic machinery and in hygienic premises (EC Directive 98/37/EC, EN 1672-2 and EN ISO 14159). The equipment of the mebers can be approved by EHEDG authorized organisations to be in compliance with EHEDG criteria. In certain cases, approval may only be granted after testing by a laboratory accredited by a notified body, using EHEDG test methods.
EHEDG may authorise the use of the EHEDG Certification logo for equipment complying with the EHEDG hygienic design criteria. Certification may involve cleanability testing of equipment according to the methodology described in EHEDG guidelines.
More information: www.ehedg.org
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