The first two final preventive control rules were recently passed and published to the Federal Register.
From consumer packaged goods to original equipment manufacturers, ensuring food safety is a constant challenge.
Food companies must know with whom they and their direct supply partners are dealing. Good business practices require this. Know how to protect your brand and reputation.
All professionals responsible for any food manufacturing operation must ensure the label lists any allergen found in a product. Do you know the regulations that affect your brand?
Will restricting FSMA’s regulations from reaching very small food businesses negatively impact food safety?
Food manufacturers and equipment suppliers turn to new solutions for FSMA compliance.
What tools can your company use to plan effectively and logically for increased regulatory scrutiny throughout the supply chain? The answer is education, collaboration, planning and diligence.
Prevention is the key to food safety. Why Hazard Analysis Risk-based Preventative Controls (HARPC) is more robust than HACCP.
Food Safety Magazine spoke with Ronald J. Levine, Esq., of Herrick, Feinstein LLP, on his recommendations for handling records management under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
This update provides an overview of the recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) summary of key funding required from Congress for FDA’s efforts to implement the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) based on its current and proposed budget authority.
Some of the evolving key provisions in the Produce Safety Rule are discussed, along with the ongoing public discussion between FDA and members of the food industry.
While importers wait for the final version of the Food Safety Verification Program, they should take steps now to prepare. Read more to find out if you all the steps in place for a smooth transition.
Outsourcing is not for everyone, and many companies operate highly efficient internal laboratories.
Four supplemental rules that pertain to Preventative Controls for Human Food, Preventative Controls for Animal Food, Produce Safety and Foreign Supplier Verification remain open for public comment until December 15, 2014. Don’t miss your chance to add your 2 cents!
Cooperative Extension faces many challenges and opportunities as the system moves into its second century.
Tracebacks are painstaking efforts that require investigators to be both detectives and scientists.
One key aspect of sanitation is the prevention and immediate elimination of any and all pest infestations in a food plant.
Proactive compliance with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) regulations may minimize your exposure to contamination outbreaks and recalls, government investigations and lawsuits.
At present, it is unclear who at a food company is a “qualified individual” for purposes of implementing the new requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
By placing primary responsibility for food safety on the industry itself, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) intends to dedicate its resources to providing technical expertise, setting and fostering compliance with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and modifying protocols as needed.