DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "New FDA FSMA Rules on the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Foods" conference to their offering.
Transportation and Logistics food transportation food safety rules are currently being finalized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Under congressional instructions, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) requires the FDA to establish rules to improve, audit and enforce new food transportation rules. The rules provide a significant focus on foods not completely enclosed by a container, risk reducing adulteration prevention, personnel training and certification, inspection and data collection, maintenance and reporting that provides evidence of compliance.
In this two day workshop conference you will learn the legal requirements, how to develop a company plan that meets FDA and your customer requirements. You will review and learn how to establish appropriate temperature monitoring, sanitation, container test and traceability, training and data reporting procedures.
New low cost GPS enabled traceability and temperature monitoring technology, EPA approved container sanitizers, washout technologies, temperature maintenance equipment, and food residue and bio-contaminant testing will be presented.
The session will also review the future of transportation food safety in light of new and evolving technologies. References to upcoming technology providers and Internet links to detailed information will be provided.
- Understand upcoming US FDA Rules for the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Foods
- Be able to use a simple checklist to perform a gap analysis between your current practices and new compliance requirements.
- Be able to develop and implement a company transportation food safety plan to close any gaps
- Write and implement appropriate container (truck, trailer, sanitation, testing, container traceability and temperature monitoring procedures.
- Develop a Shipper/Carrier "Contract of Carrier" that meets FDA requirements.
- Know the different requirements for shippers, carriers and receivers.
- Understand "container" controls from the harvest level through final delivery.
- Establish simple, low cost complete data collection and reporting systems.
- Understand new food transportation standards
- Know which tools are required for food transportation sanitation controls
- Know where to get certification training for drivers and other personnel
- Establish teambuilding between food safety and quality personnel to develop and implement changes to your current system
- Prepare for food transportation audits and certification
- Understand food safety, security and recall responsibilities in light of cargo theft, adulteration and temperature failures
- Learn how to use your system to improve your marketing position
For more information about this conference visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2wnkvx/new_fda_fsma