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FSMA basic information

What is the Food Safety Modernization Act?  FSMA was signed into law in January 2011. It is the most sweeping change to food safety in over 70 years.  It fundamentally changes the way food is regulated in the U.S. and abroad and affects the entire supply chain from farm-to-fork. It aims to enhance the culture of food…
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FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)

The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the most sweeping reform of our food safety laws in more than 70 years, was signed into law by President Obama on January 4, 2011. It aims to ensure the U.S. food supply is safe by shifting the focus from responding to contamination to preventing it. More information…
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Key Investments for Implementing the FSMA

President’s FY 2017 Budget Request: Key Investments for Implementing the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Summary In the past year, great strides have been made to implement the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), with five of seven rules becoming final in September and November 2015 to provide science-based protections for domestic and imported…
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No checklists? Your food safety plan is incomplete

There’s a reason Santa and Mom always use checklists. They work. It’s no different in the realm of food safety. Make a list, check it twice, have a backup plan. In many ways, that’s what the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and its accompanying rules are all about — preventing problems through a systematic, science-based…
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ACE Filing Reaches New Milestones

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reported a new milestone for the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) system, with more than 75 percent of all cargo imported into the United States—approximately 81,000 of the total 108,000 transactions every day—now being processed electronically through ACE. The ACE system is also successfully processing approximately 97 percent…
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