New Era for Food Safety: What Companies Must Do

September 22, 2015

The processed food industry has evolved over the past several decades to keep pace with food safety advances, including the development of HACCP and, more recently, the implementation of GFSI-benchmarked food safety management programs.

The implementation of FSMA is yet another revolutionary change that will have tremendous impact on the industry.

Why? Because the food safety programs within facilities are no longer voluntary. They will be evaluated by FDA and require documentation and justification in a format that will be accepted by an FDA inspector, which is not necessarily the approach of a food manufacturer today. “Because we’ve always done…