The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), signed into law on January 4, 2011, enables the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to better protect public health by strengthening the food safety system. FDA is able to focus more on preventing food safety problems rather than relying primarily on reacting to problems after they occur.
FSMA inspections for the largest manufacturers of human food began in 2016. The largest manufacturers include those with 500 or more full-time employees and at least $1 million worth of product. Inspections for small facilities are being phased in over several years.
What to Expect during a FSMA Compliance Inspection
The important thing to note about domestic FSMA compliance inspections is that they can be conducted at any time, without any advance notice. …
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from FSM EDIGEST | December 3, 2019
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