The Confusion of Design and Facilities in Good Manufacturing Practice Requirements among Industries in Malaysia


  • Mohd Bakri Jali
  • Maaruf Abdul Ghani
  • Norazmir Md Nor



Food manufacturing operations need to fulfil regulatory requirements related to hygiene and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) to successfully market their products as safe and high quality products. GMP is a component of the food safety system to ensure the control of public hygiene and environmental conditions of the food production process. This study aims to investigate the confusion over design and facilities elements among food industries through qualitative technique. Design and facilities elements lay a firm foundation for GMP to ensure food hygiene and should be used in conjunction with each specific code of hygiene practice and guidelines. 

© 2016. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (

Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

Keywords: food safety; food hygiene; GMP; HACCP


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How to Cite

Jali, M. B., Abdul Ghani, M., & Md Nor, N. (2016). The Confusion of Design and Facilities in Good Manufacturing Practice Requirements among Industries in Malaysia. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 1(3), 156-167.

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