While the major provisions of the FSMA rules are being implemented as planned, the FDA has issued a final rule that extends and clarifies the compliance dates for certain provisions in four of the seven foundational rules.
While Paul Simon used “One man’s ceiling is another man’s floor,” to refer to apartment house rules of courtesy, you might find a parallel to this separate-but-connected concept in the food supply chain.
On Demand Food safety begins at the point of manufacturing and continues throughout the supply chain. The rapid adoption of the Internet of Things, and the breadth of technologies available, place the food industry in a prime position to benefit from improved traceability and real-time data to ensure product integrity and food safety.
The new FSMA regulation requires every processing facility to have a trained resource person or “Preventive Controls Qualified Individual” who has completed a specialized training course developed by the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA) that is recognized by the FDA.