“Accurate record keeping is an essential part of a successful controls system. Implementation records document the actual implementation of the Food Safety Plan (HACCP or Preventive Controls). In other words, implementation records demonstrate that you did what you were supposed to do. Examples of implementation records include, where applicable, records that document the actual monitoring of controls, corrective actions taken, different verification activities performed, validation activities performed (if needed), the supply chain program checks and applicable training records…..The information must be recorded at the time it is observed. In other words, it is not acceptable to walk out on to the production floor, observe practices and then go back to an office to record the observations. To comply with the regulations, the information needs to be recorded at the same time the activity is being performed. The records need to include enough detail to provide a history of the work performed.” – Food Safety Preventive Control Alliance Human Food Course Training Manual.