Last Friday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released revisions to four of the seven currently proposed rules under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The FDA is seeking comments on these revisions and confirmed a 75-day comment period after they are published in the Federal Register on September 29, 2014. The agency also issued a press release regarding the revisions.
Ever wonder how Global Food Safety Initiative Audits (GFSI) work? Join us on Thursday, September 25th for a webinar that provides three different perspectives of how the audits work. A GFSI representative will discuss current processes and recognition efforts related to government and industry audits. A buyer will explain the different approaches used to approve suppliers, including the use of GFSI audits. Finally, a producer will share experiences related to the use of GFSI and other audits.
In 2013 and early in 2014, the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released seven major proposed rules mandated under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The FDA has missed some deadlines during this rulemaking process and it is now required to promulgate all FSMA regulations according to a court-ordered timeline. At this moment, the FDA has closed all comment periods for the proposed rules.
The Produce Marketing Association and Western Growers is pleased to offer an opportunity for you to learn more about the FDA’s Inspection and Sampling Efforts during a webinar tomorrow, August 27th.
The Office of Compliance within the FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) is charged with addressing the agency’s enforcement and field programs. How much do you know about these programs and the FDA’s fresh produce sample collection assignments? What do you need to know and do? Join us for a Lunch and Learn webinar to broaden your knowledge base and to share your thoughts.