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Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance

Largest food facilities must meet preventive rule by Sept. 16

“It’s a lot to take in — like drinking from a fire hose.” That’s how Donna Garren, regulatory affairs and technical specialist with the American Frozen Food Institute, describes the challenge that food facilities are grappling with as they move toward the deadline for compliance with the Food and Drug Administration’s preventive controls rule for… Continue Reading

It’s all in the training, and the training is readily available

Opinion

You might not normally consider a training course in food safety to be an innovation. However, when you consider the impact a course can have on the actual prevention of foodborne diseases, physical and chemical adulteration of foods, and the prevention of undeclared allergens in food, the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance’s (FSPCA) course is an… Continue Reading

FDA Creates Alliance to Help Industry With New FSMA Rules

With the U.S. Food and Drug Administration expected to issue proposed rules for food facilities in early 2012, the agency is working with the Illinois Institute of Technology’s Institute for Food Safety and Health (IIT IFSH) to launch the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA). The aim of the FSPCA is to develop training courses… Continue Reading