Articles Tagged with ''FSMA''

State of Food Manufacturing

The state of food manufacturing: The need for speed

A focus on lean manufacturing, quality improvements and increased automation helps processors meet rapidly changing demands.
By Wayne Labs, Senior Technical Editor
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One glance at this year’s Food Engineering State of Manufacturing survey indicates, that for the most part, food and beverage processors are facing a lot of issues—many the same as last year.


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Regulatory Watch

OSHA enforcing new whistleblower protections under FSMA

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The International Dairy Deli Bakery Association has notified its members that OSHA is now enforcing new whistleblower protections under a provision of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).


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GMA launches initiative to increase transparency in GRAS additives

By Jeremy Gerrard
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The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) announced a five-part initiative last week to advance and modernize the procedures used to assess the safety of “generally recognized as safe” (GRAS) ingredients used in food.


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TECH FLASH

Report ranks global food traceability regulations

Countries from the European Union came out on top, with researchers praising regulations that cover a broad range of foreign and domestic foods
By Jeremy Gerrard
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The US received average rankings for its Food Safety Modernization Act, but the Global Food Traceability Center was critical that FSMA regulations are still in the early stages of development.


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Report ranks global food traceability regulations; EU countries come out on top

By Jeremy Gerrard
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A new report from the Global Food Traceability Center (GFTC) has compared and ranked 21 Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) countries on their respective food traceability regulations.


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Food Safety

GMPs, FSMA and GFSI: Making the Right Connections

Good manufacturing practices play an obvious role in both FSMA and GFSI schemes, but in reality, you won’t pass FSMA muster or obtain a GFSI certification if you haven’t done your GMP homework.
By Wayne Labs, Senior Technical Editor
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As FDA regulations spell out in 21 CFR Part 110, good manufacturing practices (GMPs) or current good manufacturing practices (cGMPs) are the basics you need to know and perform to keep the food products you make free of adulteration—whether from bacteria or chemicals.


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IDFA, NMPF support proposed sanitary transportation rule goals

By Jeremy Gerrard
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The International Dairy Foods Association and National Milk Producers Federation have submitted comments to FDA regarding the proposed rule on the sanitary transportation of human and animal food.


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IDFA and NMPF comment on proposed adulteration rule

By Jeremy Gerrard
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The International Dairy Foods Association and the National Milk Producers Federation have filed comments on FDA’s proposed rule, “Focused mitigation strategies to protect food against intentional adulteration.”


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PMMI’s Food Safety & Traceability Report Dives into FSMA Perceptions & Next Steps

Compliance requires greater traceability capabilities, advanced sanitary equipment construction and thorough training
By Jeremy Gerrard
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Many stakeholders in the food industry are confused about implementation deadlines surrounding FSMA, according to a recent study from PMMI, the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.


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FSMA strategy update from FDA

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In a recent strategy statement, FDA said the rapidly-growing global food system is one of the main drivers of change in the agency's food safety role.


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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.

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Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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FSMA Audit

What is the is most important step you have taken to become ready for a FSMA audit?
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2014 September

The September 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores how lean manufacturing, quality improvements and increased automation helps processors meet rapidly changing demands. Also, read how robotics, advanced machine controls, software and OEE are just a few of the tools that can boost productivity on packaging lines.

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