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Results: FSMA IQ Test on Sanitary Transportation of Human & Animal Food

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The results are in for the latest FSMA IQ test about the sanitary transportation rule. If you haven’t taken the test yet, visit the survey here. Results are posted below.

  1. Data sets must be shared between shippers, carriers, loaders & receivers to ensure rules are properly implemented. TRUE
    • 76.04% answered correctly
  2. Employee training is not a requirement for the shipping of food product. FALSE
    • 98.97% answered correctly
  3. Only the personnel of the carriers transporting food product require training and training records. FALSE
    • 89.58% answered correctly
  4. Records of certified disposal of food freight loss and damage must be maintained and verified. TRUE
    • 93.81% answered correctly
  5. Foreign-supplied shipments should include records that comprise the listing of all required information to confirm the safety of the product being shipped and the shipping instructions to protect the product during shipment. TRUE
    • 98.95% answered correctly
  6. Shippers need not develop and implement written procedures to ensure compliance of food shipments unless the carrier has entered into a written agreement with the shipper to assume this responsibility. FALSE
    • 77.08% answered correctly
  7. Shipper & carrier can agree to a condition & temperature monitoring mechanism for foods that requires temperature control for safety. TRUE
    • 91.67% answered correctly
  8. Carriers need not demonstrate that they have maintained requested condition & temperature conditions. FALSE
    • 92.55% answered correctly
  9. Carriers must disclose identity of most recent prior bulk cargo & cleaning information prior to the next shipment. TRUE
    • 90.63% answered correctly
  10. It is the receiver of food shipments that ensures food is not be sold or distributed until a determination of safety is made? TRUE
    • 73.96% answered correctly
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FSMA IQ Test Part II: Sanitary Transportation of Human & Animal Food

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The FSMA Sanitary Transportation of Human & Animal Food rule has a broad level of requirements that must be met across the various steps of transporting food product. Do you know the correct response to these questions?

Kestrel ManagementWorking with Bill Bremer, principal of food safety compliance at Kestrel Management, LLC, Food Safety Tech is continuing its FSMA IQ test series. Results will be posted monthly in our Food Safety Consortium newsletter leading up to the 2017 event.

Confirm your company responsibility in meeting FSMA Sanitary Transportation compliance by answering True or False.


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FDA Submits Sanitary Transportation Final Rule

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Syed Hassan of PepsiCo addresses Michael Taylor during FDA Town Hall
How are FDA investigators taking a new approach with FSMA? WATCH THE VIDEO

FDA announced today that it has submitted the final FSMA rule, Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food, to the Federal Register for publication. It can take a few days for the documents to be available, so stay tuned for updates from Food Safety Tech once the final rule is available.

In the meantime, find out how the sanitary transportation rule affects employee training: Specific Training Required Under FSMA: A Look at Each Rule