The pace of change in food manufacturing and processing is picking up—both from a regulatory standpoint and a technological perspective. Those changes are driving digital transformation in the industry.
FSMA has put a greater emphasis on supply chain management, as stricter regulations require food processing facilities to monitor shipments closer than ever.
Now that we have a couple of years under our belt, how much to we know?
The challenge remains in getting food companies to adopt these tools.
At the IAFP annual meeting FDA’s Stephen Ostroff said that the numerous recent foodborne illness outbreaks indicate industry still has a lot of work to do.
The goal of the document is to help animal food facilities that need a supply chain program meet the rule requirements.
It’s possible to integrate requirements of the rule into a strong regulatory compliance program without breaking the bank.
With several requirements trickling down to pest management, preparation is key.
FDA’s deputy commissioner for foods and veterinary medicine brings industry up to speed on the agency’s perspective and progress at the GMA Science Forum.
The American National Standards Institute is the second accreditation body to be recognized by the agency under the FSMA program.