Way Too Much Paperwork/Recordkeeping

One thing we know for sure, and that is FSMA is promising a lot more paperwork and record keeping.  People that we have spoken with are talking about hiring more people to keep up with this.

 

There are automated systems out there to help you keep up with these new requirements that are geared towards FSMA.

http://www.foodsafetytech.com/FoodSafetyTech/FSTBlogs2/barfblog-Walking-the-Walk-With-Food-Safety-875.aspx

Tom

 

www.asifood.com

I’m Sorry

In the last few posts, we have been throwing at you a lot of new stuff on FSMA.  Here is another new item.

 

A new provision of FSMA is for you if it is appropriate in your facility to have a HARPC plan or program.  Hazard Analysis Risk-Based Preventive Controls.  In a HACCP plan there are critical control points that we can measure, but in a HARPC plan hand washing might be a critical step to control risk.

 

Sorry.  Call if we can help.

http://www.foodsafetytech.com/FoodSafetyTech/News/Top-5-FSMA-Challenges-2334.aspx

Tom

 

www.asifood.com

Know Your Undeclared Allergens

Fifty percent of all FDA food related recalls are because of undeclared allergens.  50%!  15 million Americans have some sort of food allergy.

 

The most common foods involved are bakery products, snack foods, candy, dairy products and dressings.

 

The most common allergens are milk, wheat and soy.

 

Are any of these allergens ingredients in your product?

http://www.foodsafetytech.com/FoodSafetyTech/News/Undeclared-Allergens-Continue-to-Serve-as-a-Primar-2374.aspx

Tom

www.asifood.com

Dog Lovers Beware

Some folks are alleging that their dogs have become sick and died from Beneful dog food.

 

If you are using this product you need to research and make a decision.

http://www.foodsafetytech.com/FoodSafetyTech/News/Is-Beneful-Dog-Food-Poisoning-Pets-2362.aspx

Tom

 

www.asifood.com