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15 02, 2018

3 Steps to Set Up Your Foreign Supplier Verification Program in the Next 30 Days

By | 2018-02-16T22:36:56+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Food, FSMA|

With a couple of words, the FDA drastically altered the expectations of food processors. Those words were: “shifts accountability.” The impact of the FSMA for major companies largely comes down to this transfer as food processors are now responsible for every supplier along the line of bringing products from the farm to the table. One major aspect is the [...]

9 02, 2018

FSMA Has Arrived – Here’s What We Know So Far

By | 2018-02-16T11:04:39+00:00 February 9th, 2018|FDAzilla, FOOD - Featured, MOST POPULAR|

Since the introduction of FSMA in 2011, the FDA issued new guidance to the Food Industry for GMP and HARPC (Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls). This guidance was encapsulated in 21 CFR 117, which is slated to replace 21 CFR 110. The biggest difference in 21 CFR 110 and 21 CFR 117 is that [...]

8 02, 2018

FSMA in a Nutshell

By | 2018-02-16T17:09:28+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Food, FOOD - Featured, FSMA|

FSMA has sent food suppliers into a frenzy, but what does it really entail? While there is much information on the topic, a simplified, initial outline is close to nonexistent.  We decided to fix this problem by providing this resource for those attempting to wrap their minds around what this new act really means. […]

16 01, 2018

FDA Sent These 7 Warning Letters for Food Companies | December 2017

By | 2018-01-26T22:58:45+00:00 January 16th, 2018|FDAzilla|

We took a snapshot of the 7 warning letters the FDA sent to food companies last month.  Food violations ranged from failing to remove the presence of Listeria to failing to provide screening against pests. From companies in Brooklyn, Georgia, and more, here they are (starting with the most recent): […]