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Food Safety Management Plan

A food safety management plan is a documentation process to “identify and assess hazards and risk associated with a food operation and defining the means of their control”.1 Although not a legislated requirement for food premises, it is considered an operational best practice.

1. Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. Operational approaches for food safety guideline, 2019 [Internet]. Toronto (ON): Queen’s Printer of Ontario; 2019 Feb [cited 2019 Oct 30]. 20 p. Available from