FSMA 101: 3 Things to Know About Required Record Keeping

The Food Safety Moderinzation Act rules have updated the requirements surrounding when and what the FDA will require surrounding access to your food safety records and documentation. Here are three quick things to know about about required record keeping: 

FSMA 101: What to know about Inspection and Compliance

For the first time, the FDA has a legislative mandate to require comprehensive, prevention based controls across the food supply. The legislation transforms FDA’s approach to food safety from a system that far too often responds to outbreaks rather than prevents them.

How to comment on the Food Safety Modernization Act rules

While the food industry is shuffling to become FSMA-ready in order to comply with the landmark legislation, the final regulations are not yet set. The FDA is encouraging public comment on all open dockets related to FSMA. 

5 Things to Know about FSMA Preventive Controls

Food companies continue to prepare for the Food Safety Modernization Act rulings released in September 2015 and are beginning to get FSMA-ready as the deadline for compliance approaches for many companies next year.

Why FSMA Training Is Key & The FDA Plan

Training will be essential in the implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act - and the FDA just released their approach to tackling the issue. While members of the food industry are ultimately responsible for getting the training they need to comply with the FSMA rules, the FDA recognizes the importance of its role in facilitating that training. As stated by the agnecy, this means joining with public and private partners in state, federal, tribal and international governments, industry, and academia in the development and delivery of training.