Start preparing today for FSMA compliance. And SQF can help, says Robert Garfield, Senior Vice President, Safe Quality Food Institute.
Greater visibility of your product, through the supply and processing chain is needed, says Katie Moore, global industry manager, Food & Beverage, GE Intelligent Platforms.
“If this rule is a one-way street, where a food can only be moved from low-risk to being designated as ‘high-risk,’ then that would be disappointing and would detract from seeking improvement and rewarding behavior. The rule needs to consider situations such as when a company puts in specific mitigation steps in place, and so food can then be categorized as low risk” – Dr. David Acheson.
Robert Garfield, Senior Vice President of the Safe Quality Food Institute, will talk about what’s new with the SQF standard, unannounced audits and how companies can start preparing today for FSMA compliance in an upcoming webinar on August 22, 2014. We present excerpts from an interview with him.
While basic principles of human food safety apply to pet foods, there are differences and challenges such as testing for allergens and pathogens – both of which, if present, can be serious for pet owners. Pet food safety expert and auditor at Eurofins Alan Baumfalk talks about what the pet food industry is doing to address these challenges.
What is a traceability system and how is it related to a recall plan? Will FDA require electronic record-keeping? What does FSMA require FDA and industry to do in terms of traceability? These questions and more are answered by The Acheson Group in the latest FSMA Fridays webinar.
Regardless of where you are in your Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) journey – at the starting line, just taking your first steps, or at the finish line – do you know WHY you are on the path you’re on? What is all the fuss over GFSI is about?
What are the latest updates with FSMA and how has FDA’s access to records changed? Dr. David Acheson of The Acheson Group gives us the latest.
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.