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FSMA 204 the Final Rule: The Roadmap to Enhanced Traceability Recordkeeping

The Final Rule for Section 204 Is Here!  

“FoodLogiQ commends the FDA for their tireless efforts and rigor in finalizing FSMA 204. This groundbreaking rule will truly help the food industry bend the curve of foodborne illness. FoodLogiQ looks forward to participating in the work ahead to achieve this vision of a safer, more traceable food system. Working together, we can move the food industry forward with the New Era of Smarter Food Safety, putting in place more effective, modern approaches to food traceability, and advance the use of tech-enabled solutions.” 

Julie McGill, Vice President of Supply Chain Strategy & Insights

Key Considerations for Creating a FSMA Compliance Checklist

 FSMA compliance checklist is a resource food companies can use to guide their efforts toward meeting FSMA compliance and ensuring food product quality and safety.

2022 Food Product Recall Trends

While preventative action can be taken to mitigate the effects of a food product recall, it’s something that your company needs to be prepared for at any time. Food product recalls can change a company's whole dynamic from financial devastation to reputational damage – after all, the average food recall totals $2-$10 million in direct costs. 

Beyond FSMA 204: Traceability Recordkeeping for the Food Supply Chain

For organizations, businesses, and stakeholders in the food supply chain, the case for robust food traceability capabilities has never been stronger. Not only has the global food supply chain become incredibly complex and vast – recent years have highlighted its fragility and warranted a stronger approach to managing the inherent risks. With the passing of Section 204(d) of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA 204), suppliers, retailers, wholesalers, and more will be held to more stringent standards around tech-enabled traceability.

Understanding FSMA Section 204 and the Case for Tech-Enabled Traceability

The pending FDA regulation on Requirements for Additional Traceability Records for Certain Foods has left some food companies with questions regarding implementation and feasibility for the industry. The proposed FSMA 204 rule applies to products on the Food Traceability List (FTL) and certain foods that contain these items.

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