• UPDATES: MSU Food Fraud Programs March 21-22/23-24: Food Fraud and Quantifying Food Risk

    by John Spink • February 22, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Executive Education Updates: Food Fraud regulatory and certification compliance is now clearly defined by FDA and GFSI – with implementation dates as soon as 12 months. September Session: There is still some space in our March 21-24, 2016 sessions of Food Fraud Basics and Quantifying Food Risk Quantifying Food Risk program – ‘Invitation Only’:...

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    Registration Open: MSU 2016 Food Fraud Programs – March and September Food Fraud Management and Quantifying Food Risk

    by John Spink • February 10, 2016 • 0 Comments

    EDUCATION PROGRAMS ANNOUNCEMENT Food Fraud Management March 21-22, 2016 June 6-7 , 2016 – TENTATIVE September 19-20, 2016 Quantifying Food Risk* March 23-24, 2016 June 8-9, 2016 – TENTATIVE September 21-22, 2016 (*) “Invitation-Only” for Brand Owners, Email spinkj@msu.edu if you are interested in the program but have not received a formal invitation To...

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    Review: Final Rules for FSMA ‘Third-Party Certification,’ ‘Foreign Supplier Verification,’ and ‘Produce Rule’ Regarding Food Fraud and EMA

    by John Spink • January 28, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Three new US Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) rules are effective January 26, 2016 – are you compliant? What about for Food Fraud and EMA? Don’t worry, since compliance requirements are at least a year away… but you shouldn’t wait since there is a LOT to do. By taking a proactive approach that considers...

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    Survey Preliminary Results – What is a ‘Reasonably Foreseeable Hazard’? What is a “Pattern”?

    by John Spink • January 25, 2016 • 0 Comments

    What will FDA consider a Food Fraud “Known or Reasonably Foreseeable Hazard” and a “Pattern”? Is it one (1) known incident, one in a million or billion transactions? This is a—THE—critical compliance question for the Preventative Controls section of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA-PC). At what point is there legal liability or even...

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