Four useful elements of the draft guidance for FSMA’s preventive controls for human food rule

In its entirety, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) may seem a little overwhelming. Through a variety of resources, however, you can better understand what is expected of your food facility and learn how FSMA directly applies to you.

For example, a draft guidance covering FSMA’s preventative controls for human food regulation was recently released […]

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September Soaker – The Progressive Farmer Heavy rains are flooding fields and roads in Minnesota, Wisconsin and northern Iowa — states now in the corn harvest. This is increasing the chances […]

FSMA: What is meant by a qualified individual?

As the date for compliance with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) looms near, many companies are taking a closer look at their food safety practices and the personnel they have employed to carry out new testing procedures and the documentation requirements that follow.

One of these requirements calls on a “qualified individual” to prepare […]