SAN RAFAEL, CA--(Marketwire - February 15, 2013) - On Valentine's Day -- February 14, 2013 -- Dr. David Acheson, partner with Leavitt Partners, and who was involved in the writing of the Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA) law during his FDA career, was the guest speaker at a webinar that's topic is near and dear to the hearts of the food & beverage industry -- "Getting Ready for FSMA -- the New Rules: What You Need to Know and Do Now." The webinar, sponsored by SafetyChain Software -- covered:
- An overview of the two new FSMA rules: The Preventive Control for Human Foods and the Produce rule
- Who is exempt from the FSMA rules and who must comply
- Key components of FSMA's Food Safety Plan
- What is required for FSMA compliance on the new rules including Monitoring, Corrective Action, Verification, Robust Record Keeping and more
- How to leverage technology for FSMA compliance
Dr. Acheson was joined by SafetyChain senior vice president and co-founder, Barbara Levin, who highlighted how SafetyChain's SafetyChain for Food™ can help companies prepare for FSMA while adding value to food safety and quality assurance (FSQA) operations today. To access a recording of the FSMA webinar, visit the SafetyChain.com resource page.
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About SafetyChain Software
SafetyChain Software's SafetyChain for Food™ helps the food and beverage industry manage safety and quality compliance in realtime -- preventing non-compliant ingredients, raw materials and finished product from coming in or going out. With SafetyChain for Food's affordable solution modules -- for Supplier Compliance & Management, Safety & Quality Data Reporting, HACCP and GFSI Compliance and Customer & Finished Product Compliance -- food growers, producers, manufacturers, distributors, retailers, food services and importers save time, save money and create efficiencies that contribute to the bottom line. SafetyChain for Food is a global, Software-as-a-Service solution, designed for fast deployment and even faster ROI. www.safetychain.com