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Tip of the Week: What is FDA’s Temporary Flexibility Policy for Labeling?
Tip of the Week: What is FDA’s Temporary Flexibility Policy for Labeling?
FDA recognizes that supply chain disruptions, including ingredient shortages, can lead to stoppages in food production. Some manufacturers may choose to substitute an alternate ingredient in an effort to continue producing. Because alternate ingredients may differ slightly in composition, substituting ingredients can be a challenge, as this change would most likely not be reflected in the ingredient list on the package label.
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Resources from the May 18 “Food Safety and COVID-19: What Businesses Need to Know” Webinar
Resources from the May 18 “Food Safety and COVID-19: What Businesses Need to Know” Webinar
Watch our May 18 Top 10 Most-Asked Questions webinar recording now or download the accompanying PDF. Please share these resources with your colleagues – you never know when that shared expertise will be beneficial.
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Tip of the Week: What’s the #1 Thing You Should Do in Your Facility?
Tip of the Week: What’s the #1 Thing You Should Do in Your Facility?
During our Monday webinar we highlighted the Top 5 Actionable Recommendations to help convey priorities for what you should be doing in your facility right now. So what is the #1 thing you should be doing?
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Resources from the May 11 “Food Safety and COVID-19: What Businesses Need to Know” Webinar
Resources from the May 11 “Food Safety and COVID-19: What Businesses Need to Know” Webinar
Watch our May 11 Top 5 Actionable Recommendations webinar recording now or download the accompanying PDF. Please share these resources with your colleagues – you never know when that shared expertise will be beneficial.
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Tip of the Week: If My Product Has Never Been Recalled, Why Do I Need a Recall Plan?
Tip of the Week: If My Product Has Never Been Recalled, Why Do I Need a Recall Plan?
Recalls in the U.S. are increasing at a rate of approximately 10 percent per year. So it is safe to say that most companies will be impacted by a recall at some point. During the COVID-19 crisis, the risk of mistakes due to increased production and decreased staffing make a strong traceability and recall plan essential.
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Resources from the May 4 “Food Safety and COVID-19: What Businesses Need to Know” Webinar
Resources from the May 4 “Food Safety and COVID-19: What Businesses Need to Know” Webinar
Watch our May 4 Traceability/Recalls & COVID-19 webinar recording now or download the accompanying PDF. You can also download our “Get Started Guide: Traceability & Recall” to learn top traceability issues facing food plants, four steps to be recall ready, and important questions for your recall team members. Please share these resources with your colleagues – you never know when that shared expertise will be beneficial.
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Tip of the Week: Following COVID-19, What Sanitation Training Will My Employees Need?
Tip of the Week: Following COVID-19, What Sanitation Training Will My Employees Need?
During our Monday, April 27 “Food Safety and COVID-19: What Businesses Need to Know” webinar, Jesse Leal, Food Safety Professional, highlighted how cleaning, sanitation, verification, training and onboarding will need to change for the future.
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Resources from the April 27 “Food Safety and COVID-19: What Businesses Need to Know” Webinar
Resources from the April 27 “Food Safety and COVID-19: What Businesses Need to Know” Webinar
COVID-19 will change how Clean, Sanitize, Verify, Train & Onboard. To learn more, watch our April 27th Sanitation & COVID-19 webinar recording now or download the accompanying PDF.
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Tip of the Week: During COVID-19, Is My Supply Chain Susceptible to Food Fraud?
Tip of the Week: During COVID-19, Is My Supply Chain Susceptible to Food Fraud?
During our Monday, April 20 webinar, we discussed food fraud. Alicia Swanson, Food Safety Professional, reviewed a key question to ask of your operation to determine whether you’re at risk. Download our complimentary Food Fraud Risk Assessment to help determine your risk.
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Resources from the April 20 “Food Safety and COVID-19: What Businesses Need to Know” Webinar
Resources from the April 20 “Food Safety and COVID-19: What Businesses Need to Know” Webinar
Watch our April 20th Food Fraud & COVID-19 webinar recording now or download the accompanying PDF. What is Food Fraud? How Do I Assess Whether My Supply Chain is at Risk? How Do I Mitigate My Risk?
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