A routine FDA inspection can lead to significant consequences.
Strategies to navigate the new environment in which food companies operate.
FDA has made it clear that food company executives are not immune to criminal sanctions.
The agency is taking a multi-pronged approach via regulatory enforcement, microbiological testing and criminal punishment.
FDA’s enforcement initiatives targeting harmful bacteria can be characterized as a war on pathogens.
Like childbirth, the presence of FDA is now, or will soon become, and integral a part of your life. So begin planning for the arrival of that inevitable day now.
Understanding that your next FDA inspection is unavoidable, and it will happen, it is absolutely critical to begin a dialogue today on what to expect, and how you should react, when it does.
Companies will increasingly find themselves in circumstances where the federal government is demanding to take environmental or finished product samples. In those circumstances, a companion sample may not be your friend.
Since the year 2000, there have been a total of six E. coli O157:H7 outbreaks attributable to mechanically-tenderized steaks served in restaurants and consumer homes.
When it comes to the production of food, it is the things industry can’t see which industry fears most.