• Posts Tagged ‘FSMA’

    FDA “Request for Comment” on FSMA Hazard Disclosure (or Not) – Regarding Food Fraud and EMA

    by John Spink • November 2, 2016 • Blog • 0 Comments

    Earlier this week FDA released “Describing a Hazard That Needs Control in Documents Accompanying the Food, as Required by Four Rules Implementing the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act: Guidance for Industry.” This was officially published in the Federal Register on October 31, 2016. Food Fraud (or EMA) was not directly addressed. This only defines...

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    Request for Comments on the GFSI Guidance Document Issue 7 including Food Fraud (due 2/19/2016)

    by John Spink • February 11, 2016 • Blog • 0 Comments

    Three days ago on February 8th GFSI issued a public request for comments on the new Guidance Document Issue 7 including new Food Fraud requirements. It is open until February 19th. Instructions and links to provide comments are included below. Both FSMA and now the GFSI require food producers and distributors to address Food...

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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 • Blog • 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 • Blog • 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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    Review: Final Rule for FSMA Preventative Controls Regarding Food Fraud and EMA – See 15-page Preliminary Report

    by John Spink • October 8, 2015 • Blog • 0 Comments

    Note: Several subscribers missed the link to the 15-page detailed, line-by-line review of the Food Fraud aspects of the FSMA Preventative Controls Final Rule in the previous blog post. Use this link to access the free report:   http://foodfraud.msu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/FDA-FSMA-ERM-FRN-draft-rulemaking-2015-v12-formatted.pdf September 18, 2015 SUMMARY (150-word-brief): This is the MSU FFI review of the Food Safety...

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