• Posts Tagged ‘FSMA’

    What Fraudsters Will Learn at the Food Safety Summit

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

    If “counterfeiters attend anti-counterfeit conferences” then Food Fraudsters will be attending the Food Safety Summit next week in Baltimore. We just need to be aware of this and continue to raise the bar. There will be plenty of Food Fraud insights gained from what is said – and what isn’t said – in the...

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    Food Fraud Prevention is More Like Fighting Purse Counterfeiters than Controlling Microbes

    by John Spink • April 14, 2013 • Blog • 0 Comments

    “E. coli doesn’t surf FDA.gov to find more efficient ways to get on products… counterfeiters do.”  I frequently start my presentations with this statement and it usually gets a chuckle…then a nervous laugh. All the research publications and sharing of best practices that help protect the food supply from Food Safety risks, if applied...

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    How to Submit Your FSMA “Request for Comment” Response on Food Fraud/ Economically Motivated Adulteration

    by John Spink • March 27, 2013 • Blog • 3 Comments

     5/9/13 UPDATE:  The Request for Comments due date has been extended 120 days from the original. FSMA is a landmark law that will impact the food industry for years. The “Request for Comment” process is an important way for you to contribute to how FSMA will be implemented. The previous post provided a primer...

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    A Primer for Submitting Your FSMA “Request for Comments” on Food Fraud/ Economically Motivated Adulteration

    by John Spink • March 20, 2013 • Blog • 0 Comments

    The US Food and Drug Administration released two draft rulemaking documents in January 2013 for the Food Safety Modernization Act that was passed in January 2011: Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for...

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