GP# 054 - The best practices in food and health products
protection come from knowing the real enemies and the strategies to counter
GP# 004 - A good change management program must support the
risk assessment and control programs of every organization.
GP# 032 - In protecting consumers, it is not a company’s
promise but the consistency of maintaining product safety that is most
GP# 033 - In the battle to protect consumers of food and
health products, consumer silence is fatal.
036 - Maintaining consumer interest is paramount to the success and longevity of
every product provider.
GP# 002 - “Control” prevents real problems caused by known
and anticipated risks.
GP# 019 - Cooperation in consumer protection is best
achieved through genuine and objective convictions; not through oppressive means
or methods that may lead to deliberate defiance.
Cost of Carelessness
GP# 039 - One stroke of carelessness can undo many years of
hard work and erase all previous gains.
GP# 063 - While ensuring that only current documents are
used in any operation, it is equally important to ensure the validity and
effectiveness of the documents. It is possible that an older version of a
document ends up being more valid for the intended purpose. In that case, it is
only prudent to revert to the older version – perhaps with a new reinstatement
or re-issue date.
GP# 026 - GCSE-FHP empowers companies and employees to
adopt effective practices without imposing oppressive rigours or redundancies in
food and health protection.
GP# 030 - In all situations, the enforcement of rules may
be helpful but sensible encouragement is more productive in ensuring lasting and
GP# 027 - GCSE-Food & Health Protection belongs equally
to the industry and to the consumers.
GP# 003 - A company's size and sophistication does not
automatically equate to its success in ensuring food and health
GP# 013 - Any degree of discomfort caused by the lack or
use of food or health product is too much discomfort.
Product Safety Assurance
GP# 005 - A product safety system must be designed to
assure product safety and not only to obtain assessment pass grades.
GP# 057 - GCSE-Food & Health Protection approach is not
to ensure the “effectiveness of product recalls”; it is to prevent product
GP# 023 - Every potential risk contributor must be
prevented from causing harm to the consumer. Therefore, on-going risk assessment
is inevitable for all product providers.
GP# 016 - Attention to social responsibility and moral
obligation must be an inevitable part of all consumer protection strategies and
GP# 044 – Since every person is a consumer and, therefore,
a stakeholder, ensuring the safety of food & health products is the best
self defence strategy for product and service providers.
GP# 006 - Achieving excellence is only the beginning.
Excellence must be sustained through excellent practices.
058 - The most probing product safety assessment that a facility should ever
face is the internal assessment. It is the assessment that must dig the deepest
and every identified infraction is a major finding.
GP# 025 - Food safety training must go beyond merely
imparting or acquiring food safety knowledge. It must positively and sustainably
effect a change in mindset.