Vanee Foods and Eli’s Cheesecake Company have a lot in common. Even though the former focuses on producing soups and sauces and the other focuses on delectable desserts, they are both family-owned businesses being run by second and third generations, both are located in the Chicagoland area and both are focused on food safety.
The Food Safety Modernization Act’s preventative controls rule went into effect this past fall for large CPG food and beverage companies. Most in the industry understand the new rules are focused on prevention of food safety hazards, but that doesn’t mean everyone is at the same level of comprehension and compliance.
The rule includes many provisions that have raised many technical and business questions.
January 29, 2017
While the rule establishes enforceable national standards for the on-farm growing, harvesting and holding of domestic and imported produce, it also includes many other provisions that have raised many technical and business questions.