• Posts Tagged ‘FSMA’

    Review: GAO Report on FDA and Economically Motivated Adulteration

    by John Spink • January 11, 2014 • Blog • 0 Comments

    Food-related Economically Motivated Adulteration (EMA) is a complex topic that has been discussed widely here in the US and now globally.  There are a range of industry and government regulations and reports that are beginning to address the topic.  It is one thing to try to interpret the text and the intent of a...

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    Is Food Fraud Under Food Defense, Food Safety, or Neither? A Review of the New FSMA Draft Rulemaking

    by John Spink • December 26, 2013 • Blog • 0 Comments

    This is an overview of the FDA draft rulemaking released last Friday on “Focused Mitigation Strategies to Protect Food Against Intentional Adulteration ” – the FDA press release title was the “New Food Defense Rule ”.  We are pleased that several of our research articles were referenced and contributed to the discussion.  We will...

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    Presentation: Food Fraud Overview at the Food and Ag SCC/GCC

    by John Spink • September 10, 2013 • Blog • 0 Comments

    Tuesday, September 20, 2013, Washington, DC — Later this morning I will be presenting Food Fraud Overview at the Food and Agriculture Sector Joint Quarterly Meeting.  This group organized under the US Critical Infrastructure Partnership Advisory Council  (CIPAC), which was created under Homeland Security Presidential Directive-7.  From the CIP website: “CIPAC  membership encompasses critical...

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    Food Fraud Executive Education: Seminar Oct. 22-23

    by John Spink • August 9, 2013 • Blog • 0 Comments

    So, you’re responsible for keeping horsemeat and melamine out of your product and your boss out of jail.  Do you focus on detection, deterrence, prevention, or all three at once?  Our next Food Fraud Executive Education is being offered here at MSU on October 22 and 23.  This will be my tenth time leading...

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    FDA and Public-Private Partnerships — A Review of the AFDO 2013 Conference, Part 2

    by John Spink • July 24, 2013 • Blog • 0 Comments

    FDA has stated it will be relying on public-private partnerships for food safety and emerging topics such as intentional adulteration.  Industry will be involved – and accountable – though the commitment is still undefined.  In this evolution is the opportunity for all of us to help shape the compliance and prevention landscape.  AFDO is...

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