FADESIRE, KAZEEM A.
Department of Nutrition and Dietetic
Shehu Idris College of Health Sciences and Technology
Makarfi , Nigeria.


BAMIDELE, HASSAN A.
Department of Science Laboratory Technology
Federal Polytechnic
Kaura-Namoda, Nigeria.


Abstract
In this study an attempt is made to highlight the importance of Hazard analysis critical control point (HACCP) as a tool in providing high quality products from the Nigerian food industry. In the first part of the study, the concepts involved in Hazard analysis critical control (HACCP) are discussed. This is followed by a consideration of the various requirements for HACCP principles, and its application. Reasons are advanced for the need for a safety and quality programme in the industry. The study concludes with a consideration of various techniques used in food safety, quality and assurance