While proper testing, evaluation and roll-out of new FSQA products and services may be laborious, time-consuming and somewhat expensive, it is still considered one of the industry best practices that supports the delivery of safe quality food to customers and protects the business brand.
Is your company ready for ‘TACCP?’ Do you know how long you will be required to retain your records? Is your carrier up-to-date on the sanitary transportation section of FSMA? Dr. Bob Strong, Senior Food Safety Consultant at SAI Global, gives an overview of the newest updates on FSMA.
From the proposed third party accreditation rule, to GFSI audits, and needing more trained and experienced auditors, the process of auditing food facilities is undergoing a sea-change. What is the impact going to be on food companies, auditors, and the auditing process?
Are you interested in labeling your product as organic? This article provides a comprehensive guide to understanding the USDA’s requirements for organic testing.
Who does the proposed Sanitary Transport rule apply to and what will be its impact on the various transportation industries? This Q&A offers some insights and key takeaways from the critical rule.
An expert panel weighs in on the tools that enable electronic connectivity in food safety management.
What is the Food Defense rule and how is it different from the Preventive Controls rule proposed under FSMA?
The proposed FSMA rule on Preventive Controls for Human Food is making HACCP an integral part of all food manufacturing and mentions air as a potential source of contamination, but does not specify frequency. How can you take a risk-based approach in incorporating air monitoring into your HACCP plan? This week’s Ask the Expert focuses on Air Monitoring and Media Prep.
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.
Karen P. Cronholm, Director, Regional Marketing, for EMD Millipore’s BioMonitoring Group, says that “Compressed air contains water vapor, particulate matter, oil vapor and droplets, and microorganisms,” and this is a critical area that wasn’t paid much attention to until recently. The new FSMA standard has created a great opportunity for their products, Cronholm explains. Of…