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Items Tagged with 'Food Safety Modernization Act'
Since the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law in January 2011, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published in the Federal Register nearly 800 pages of proposed regulations on the act’s implementation.
The landscape is changing for commercial bakers and snack manufacturers as the Food Safety Modernization Act grants the Food and Drug Administration a wider reach. Will the act shift the responsibility for food safety of imported foods to the importer? And do all companies have the expertise they need to handle preventative measures?
The Food and Drug Administration released its proposal to implement the Sanitary Food Transportation Act. The proposal is the final element required by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and includes requirements pertaining to refrigeration, vehicle cleaning and protection of food during transport.
The global food industry is faced with some of the biggest food-safety changes in history. Not only has the U.S. proposed changes in the way food safety will be addressed, but so has Canada, China, India and other countries.
More common all the time, food recalls in the U.S. and Canada have a disconcerting frequency. In the past 12 months, there have been more than 600 recalls as foods enter the market with problems that have the potential to cause serious adverse health effects.
GS1 US, Lawrenceville, N.J., has issued two new readiness programs to help food companies implement and improve product traceability processes by leverage GS1 Standards: The Dairy, Deli, Bakery Traceability Readiness program being among them.
The Independent Bakers Association is preparing to comment on two new proposed rules under the authority of the Food Safety Modernization Act. It is accepting comments from IBA members until May 16.