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FSMA is here to stay and companies must be prepared

April 1, 2017 7:58 am0 comments
FSMA is here to stay and companies must be prepared

The Food and Drug Administration Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is a “big deal and is here to stay,” Joseph Levitt, partner, Hogan Lovells LLP, Washington, told soft wheat millers participating in the annual spring conference of the North American Millers’ Association on Marco Island on March 13. Mr. Levitt […]

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FSMA: PWRtrade a Potential Scam

March 11, 2017 6:03 am0 comments
FSMA: PWRtrade a Potential Scam

The Belgian Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) has included PWRtrade.com in its list of potential scam brokers. The brokerage company has also received numerous complaints regarding its withdrawal and fraud actions. PWRtrade is owned by GN Capital Ltd and located in the Marshall Islands with an additional address at […]

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FSMA answers: Preparing your facility

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Laura Grunenfelder
Staff of the Northwest Horticultural Council on March 9, 2015 in Yakima, Washington. (TJ Mullinax/Good Fruit Grower)

What should I be doing to prepare my facility for the Preventive Controls for Human Food Rule? While there are still areas of the Preventive Controls for Human Food (PCHF) rule that need clarification for the fresh produce industry, there is plenty that facilities can do now to work toward […]

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Are Your Foreign Suppliers Ready For FSMA?

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Are Your Foreign Suppliers Ready For FSMA?

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) plays a large role in global food safety, and the Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) rule is something every U.S. importer needs to be aware of, since compliance to FSVP begins May 2017. Let’s review how to help your suppliers be ready. The rule […]

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Putting your FSMA plans in writing

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Roughly 13 growers attended the food safety plan workshop, which cost an extra registration fee and required a seven-hour training the previous day. Others in attendance were members of the Produce Safety Alliance and the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, an agency that audits on behalf of the federal government. (Ross Courtney/Good Fruit Grower)

Huddled over a laptop in a Syracuse, New York, basement meeting room, Eric Darrow and his father, Nate, debated about what to do if they caught an employee violating their food safety plan. The owners of New York’s Saratoga Apple farm both favored a three-strikes type of policy, but they […]

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AgGateway focuses on grain traceability for FSMA standards

March 4, 2017 5:13 am0 comments
AgGateway focuses on grain traceability for FSMA standards

WASHINGTON, D.C., U.S. — Grain producers and handlers may soon have more powerful data management capabilities to address traceability and the regulatory needs of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), due to a collaborative effort by AgGateway members to create standards for grain-handling information management companies involved in the effort, […]

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