The reorganization involves the agency’s information technology, data management and cybersecurity functions, with the new office reporting directly to the FDA commissioner.
Submissions came from all over the world, with winning teams representing the United States, Canada and New Zealand.
Evaluating workload, providing clarity around decision making, and focusing on mindset are three practical steps your Food Safety & Quality Team can take to lead food safety culture.
For the PCQI, quality food production is a complex and often inquiry-based process where habits of mind can be a pro or con. Are you asking the right questions of your suppliers? Is your food safety team confident that your receiving facility is properly verifying that each supplier is effectively controlling each hazard you have identified that requires a control? What can you do when suppliers have not provided sufficient evidence for you to be satisfied with supply chain verification?
Kathleen Wybourn, DNV Director, Food & Beverage Supply Chain and Product Assurance, North America, discusses maturity levels of food safety culture, along with how organizations can further develop their culture.
We have tremendous, untapped capacity to create significant change and save lives as we enter a greater evolution in food safety.
Included in the budget is $97 million to increase investment in food safety programs.
The initiative seeks traceability tools that can be scalable and cost-effective for food operations regardless of size.
In order to move successfully through a food safety crisis, it’s important to provide your team with the resources and environment to perform at their highest potential.
During the keynote episode of the 2021 Food Safety Consortium Virtual Conference Series, FDA Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response Frank Yiannas reflected on industry progress one year into the pandemic and how the agency is moving forward.