I know HACCP plans have been discussed on here. I found this statement on the FDA website
- Retail establishments or businesses that make and sell juice directly to consumers and do not sell or distribute juice to other businesses are exempt from the juice HACCP regulation, but must comply with FDA’s food labeling regulation in 21 CFR 101.17(g) that requires a warning statement on packaged fruit and vegetable juice products that have not been processed to prevent, reduce, or eliminate pathogenic microorganisms that may be present, and with any applicable state regulations.
My current business, I am working out of a commercial kitchen, and simply juicing the produce then bottling it for consumers. Is this stating that if you put a warning label on each juice you are exempt from doing a HACCP plan?
Additionally if that isn’t the case, when do you know if you need to also produce a 5 log reduction? Is that only for pasteurized, heat treated, or HPP treated juices?