Thermo Fisher: The winding path to FSMA compliance

From GMPs to HACCP to FSMA and HARPC (Hazard Analysis Risk-based Preventive Controls), food safety has come a long way since the mid-20th century. Two recent articles in Food Engineering, “GMPs, FSMA and GFSI: Making the right connections” (August 2014) and “FSMA HARPC update” (October 2014), have kept readers up to date on revised and new proposed regulations. But with the piecemeal adoption of FSMA sections this year and in 2016, processors will need all the tools they can amass to be sure they are meeting the new laws. These tools include consultants, educational programs, control/monitoring systems and software to aid both controls and recordkeeping. Read more