The Food and Beverage Department of Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals (AGH), Kolkata is the FIRST F & B Department of any Hospital in India to get the coveted ISO 22000:2005 - HACCP certification. It is certified by British Standards Institution (BSIUK).
The ISO 22000:2005 - HACCP final survey was conducted during July 27 - 29, 2011 and the AGH F&B conformed to all standards and guidelines. The ISO 22000:2005 - HACCP certification is valid for three years.
The scope of the survey and certification includes ""Receipt, Storage, Preparation and Delivery of Cooked and Uncooked Food for In House Patients, Outdoor Patients and Food & Beverage Outlets"".
ISO 22000(HACCP) is a food safety management system in which food safety is addressed through the analysis and control of biological, chemical, and physical hazards from raw material production, procurement and handling, to manufacturing, distribution and consumption of the finished product.
The recommendations and guidelines were being implemented since last one and half year. It involved systematic planning and documentation, rigorous process improvement and delivery of safe food to our patients and clients.