Webinar: Get Food Safety Modernization Act Ready

Deadlines for compliance with the FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) are less than a year away and if you’re in the food and beverage industry, you’d better start preparing your organization now!

As a food and beverage organization, you are required to understand the new regulations and remain compliant. In order to be ready for these deadlines, implementing a prevention-based food safety system requires your immediate attention. Regulation non-compliance can seriously impact your business, leaving you facing fines, plant closures or even worse, a reputation damaging recall to manage.

As such, we encourage you to watch this webinar for a review of the proposed FSMA legislation and what you can do to be prepared. In this FREE 30-minute webinar, Intelex Food Safety Solution Specialist, Jeremy Mawson, explains the FSMA regulations, how to implement and streamline a FSMA-ready food safety plan and how to ensure proactive compliance for your business … Read more...

Webinar – Traceability in Food Manufacturing: From Farm to Fork

Food Safety is a growing priority for food and beverage companies across the U.S. and around the world, with recent sweeping food safety legislation and increasing public concern over foodborne illness and contamination. Supply chain traceability has become a core pillar of preventive food safety, and businesses are seeking new tools to manage food supply chain data.

This free 30-minute webinar facilitated by Intelex food safety solutions specialist Jeremy Mawson discusses the following topics:

  • What traceability means within the food and beverage industry.
  • How traceability is actually achieved within the supply chain from farm to fork.
  • The evolution of global food safety standards and legislation (e.g. FSMA), and why end-to-end traceability is becoming increasingly important.
  • Whether managing your own company data is enough to maintain compliance and reduce the risk of violation.
  • The integration of information systems throughout the supply chain to achieve complete end-to-end traceability.

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Intelex Attends the 4th Annual Food Quality Symposium

Bevin Lyon and Jeremy Mawson are representing Intelex’s Food and Beverage team at the NLS Food Quality Symposium this week in Indian Wells, California. The symposium is now in its fourth year and features industry networking and thought leadership from some of the world’s leading food manufacturers. Among the attendees are a few Intelex clients, including Bimbo Bakeries, Hillshire Brands and The Wornick Company.

Hot topics of conversation this year are the Food Safety Modernization Act and the recommendations for food defense measures that have been developed by FSIS and FDA.

Intelex’s Food and Beverage team helps companies manage suppliers, ensure compliance, keep their workforces safe and ensure the quality of their products. For a full list of Intelex’s food and beverage clients, visit our clients page.… Read more...

What you need to know about the Food Safety Modernization Act

The world of EHS legislation, regulations and issues can be confusing at best sometimes, so it helps to have a little bit of clarity. That’s why EHS This Week is launching EHS In Depth, a new interview series designed to look at the fundamentals of a particular EHS issue.

This week we’re tackling a big one: the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) a huge piece of legislation that will revolutionize how companies in the food and beverage industry go about their business. In our inaugural broadcast I’ve invited industry specialist Jeremy Mawson to answer some key questions, including:

  • What the legislation means to companies in the food and beverage industry.
  • Where regulators are at in terms of rolling out the new rules.
  • What kind of costs FSMA will mean to American businesses, and more.

Don’t forget to write me at paul@ehsthisweek.com with any suggestions you have for future areas of discussion, and tune in to … Read more...