• Posts Tagged ‘FSMA’

    Review: Final Rule for FSMA Preventative Controls Regarding Food Fraud and EMA – Preliminary MSU FFI Report

    by John Spink • September 18, 2015 • Blog • 0 Comments

    SUMMARY (150-word-brief): This is the MSU FFI review of the Food Safety Modernization Act Preventive Controls (FSMA-PC) Final Rule for Human Food and for Animal Food that was published yesterday. The Final Rule confirms that Food Fraud/Economically Motivated Adulteration (FF/EMA) must be addressed. FF/EMA is under Preventative Controls (Food Safety) and not Intentional Adulteration...

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    Publication – Selection of Strategic Authentication and Tracing Programs

    by John Spink • February 13, 2015 • Blog • 0 Comments

    Authentication is a key to Food Fraud prevention and a critical part of the “detect-deter-prevent” continuum. Selecting authentication countermeasures that contribute to prevention is often complex and challenging. This challenge was the subject of my chapter on “The Selection of Strategic Authentication and Tracing Programs ” in the book Counterfeit Medicines : Volume I. Policy, Economics,...

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    Final “Preventative Controls” Rulemaking-Related Questions for Economically Motivated Adulteration Questions – MSU FFI Public Submission for the “Request for Comments”

    by John Spink • December 26, 2014 • Blog • 0 Comments

      How and where should FDA address Economically Motivated Adulteration (EMA) or Food Fraud? Regardless of the US Congressional Research Service (CRS) and US Governmental Accountability Office (GAO) recommendations, is there an underlying question of whether FDA has to address Food Fraud/EMA at all? Since there are many global Food Fraud activities it is...

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    Review of EMA Aspects of New FDA FSMA Preventative Controls Rule

    by John Spink • September 19, 2014 • Blog • 0 Comments

    Would the horsemeat incident be an EMA violation? Would it be regulated by FDA? TBD. Earlier today FDA released their updated Proposed Rule on “Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food” – this includes their direction on Economically Motivated Adulteration (EMA). EMA is a subcategory of Food...

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