Articles Tagged with ''FSMA''

Food Safety

Are your ingredients and raw materials safe?

Risk assessment is an essential element for protecting a company’s good name, its products and its customers
June 6, 2013
Today, processors must ensure what they order is safe, high quality and wholesome, and vendors must be able to prove all of these.

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FDA’s third annual Reportable Food Registry report shows increase in food contamination incidents

Fresh produce and undeclared allergen reports increased most.
May 28, 2013

In three cases, submissions made to the RFR alerted FDA early to potential public health issues before potentially harmful products reached the marketplace.

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Processors oppose facility registration fees

Industry says FDA should raise money through appropriations process instead of imposing new fees.
May 16, 2013
Industry says FDA should raise money through appropriations process instead of imposing new fees.
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FDA releases Food Defense Plan Builder

New software integrates existing tools and resources.
May 2, 2013
Owners and operators of food facilities can design custom food defense plans in accordance with FSMA regulations.
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The many sides of sanitation: What manufacturers should consider when enhancing sanitation measures

New FSMA provisions are expected to place even more stringent regulations on sanitation practices.
April 29, 2013
Tom Egan of PMMI discusses equipment sanitation as a component of advancing food safety standards.
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Court orders FDA to set new FSMA implementation deadline

A judge said the timeline for implementation should be closed-ended.
April 24, 2013

A judge said the timeline for implementation should be closed-ended.

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FDA requests $4.7 billion budget for food safety

FSMA and food import safety are priorities.
April 11, 2013
FSMA and food import safety are priorities.
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SQF Level 2 certification, FDA preventative controls compared

New report examines overlap, differences.
April 10, 2013
New report examines overlap, differences.
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Plant Sanitation

Top five ways to get your plant sanitation FSMA-ready

Although the final FSMA preventive controls and cGMP provisions may be more than a year away, now is the time to develop and apply requisite science-based food safety plans.
April 9, 2013

On January 4, 2013, two years after the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law, FDA issued its proposed Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls (HARPC) regulations.

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Food Safety

Metal detection: Quality or safety?

Make sure the equipment has been properly set up and validated, and these activities have been fully documented.
April 9, 2013

Metal detection is a fact of life in the food processing industry. Most processors, whether they process snacks, meats, grains or liquids, have either metal detectors or X-ray machines to detect and control metal contamination.

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Fabulous Food Plant: Paramount Citrus

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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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Food Engineering Magazine

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Catch a preview of the Powder and Bulk Show in this April 2014 edition of Food Engineering. Also, be sure to check out a coffee stick making a real stir and a major advancement in the the pet food industry.
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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

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