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Food Industry | FDA Draft Guidance on Multiple Entity Registration Requirements

Do you own a food company that rents space to conduct any part of your business? Or, alternatively, do you own a facility that you rent to a food company? If you answered yes to either of the above questions, keep reading to find out the answer to one question you might have, “Do I need to register with the FDA?”

By |2018-08-28T14:27:02-05:00August 28th, 2018|CGMP, FDA Enforcement News, Food, Supplier Management|

See You At IFT

Next week we will be joining the 23,000 attendees and 1,200 other exhibitors at IFT in Chicago. We’ve made huge improvements to our platform specifically tailored to the food industry and will be sharing the latest updates. Be sure to stop by our booth to say hello and get your free supplier assessment. (RELATED: Shine a light on your [...]

How to Do A Keyword Search in FDA Warning Letters

Want to learn how to do a keyword search in FDA warning letters? Watch the video or read the post below. We have about 15,000 warning letters in our database. You can search on any term or combination of terms in any of these documents. As an example, I’m going to search for “media fills”...

3 Strategies to Monitor 1,000+ Suppliers

There is no denying the complexities of FSMA and the demands it places on large companies in the food industry. In-depth record-keeping accompanying extensive preventative control measures are a headache for food processors - at best. The real complications enter, however, when the responsibility of large companies increases exponentially with the requirement of an FSVP. It is difficult to [...]

By |2018-08-31T23:01:36-05:00April 11th, 2018|Food, FSMA, Supplier Management|

5 Things No One is Talking About Regarding FSMA

FSMA is a hot topic and the internet is constantly flooded with explanations, tips, and a lot of discussion. But what is missing from the discussion? Here are 5 things that have been overlooked in the headlines and the compliance frenzy: 1. Who has the upper hand? Although FSMA affects food suppliers as a whole, the requirements set some [...]

The FDA is Coming Tomorrow. Are You Ready to Answer These 10 Questions About Your Foreign Suppliers?

With all of the new requirements of FSMA, it can be difficult to know where to focus with your FSVP. Would you be ready for an FDA inspection tomorrow? Here are 10 important questions to ask yourself to ensure that your foreign suppliers are on the right track: 1. Does FSMA’s Foreign Supplier Verification Program apply to me? If [...]

By |2018-08-31T23:14:05-05:00March 8th, 2018|Food, FSMA, Supplier Management|

FSMA is Here. How Do You Manage 1,000 Food Suppliers?

FSMA is Here. How Do You Manage 1,000 Food Suppliers? The advent of the FSMA in the US means that everyone in your supplier network can expect an inspector to knock at some point, underlining the imperative for supplier accountability to compliance teams. Brand revenue and reputation ride on the outcome. […]