The FDA’s Preventive Control Rule went into effect November 16, 2015, as part of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

This new rule makes current Good Manufacturing Practices mandatory and establishes new standards for Hazard Analysis and Risk-based Preventive Controls for human food. Some companies will need to be in compliance as soon as September 19, 2016 and qualified facilities must already retain documentation to support their status.

Stephanie Metzinger

WG President and CEO Tom Nassif discussed the framework for a joint-food safety initiative between Western Growers and the Produce Marketing Association during a panel presentation at the PMA Board Meeting this week in Austin, Texas. Nassif’s remarks highlighted the need to build greater accountability throughout the supply chain.

Tom Nassif

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