Under FSMA, FDA requires preventive controls for food facilities and mandatory produce safety standards for a broad range of farming activities.
To ensure that the food system continues to be effective and meet the HACCP principles and Preventive Control rule for HARPC, it needs to be continually reviewed.
The role of audits within the FSMA regulations has generated many questions and sparked confusion within the food industry.
Historically, the major improvements to food safety across the industry and through regulatory change have been driven by food safety crises.
Snack foods are all low in moisture. They have low water activity and do not support the growth of food pathogens or even spoilage organisms.
This article offers a view of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) from countries exporting into the U.S. and what is required to move forward.
Speculation on how the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) will affect domestic fish producers and importers is offered.
Meat and poultry companies used to be able to claim that their differences from other food sectors limited their ability to adopt technology or participate in industry standards.
FSMA gives FDA broad new powers, including the authority to mandate that companies recall products as well as the ability to review internal records at farms and food production plants
It is critical for suppliers and manufacturers to reshape, reinvent and reimagine their approach to ensuring the safety of food ingredients.
Food fraud originated as a way to extend a food’s primary ingredients for added profit.
The Food Safety Modernization Act builds on existing law, instead of creating or replacing old laws, expaning inspectors’ powers to evaluate hazards countless products.
The Food Safety Modernization Act mentions that finished product testing will be part of the food safety system.