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The Willy Wonka Guide to Food Safety

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is a classic movie about food safety gone awry. No, I’m not talking about the Johnny Depp version. I’m talking about the 1971 film featuring Gene Wilder and, in my opinion, a more authentic version of Charlie Bucket.

In the film, a group of child auditors visits a candy factory somewhere in Europe owned by the mythical and reclusive Willy Wonka. Due to gaps in Wonka’s Food Safety Management System (FSMS), several adverse events take place during the audit itself. The result is mayhem and hilarity, but for the observant food safety professional, there are also lessons to be learned.

Let’s have a look at a few of them.

Rachel Beavins Tracy
By Rachel Beavins Tracy
on Thu, Dec 29, 2016
   
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