In today's food and beverage industry, companies
have to keep on top of government requirements. And that means manufacturers have to prepare
for the far-reaching manufacturing compliance reform, like the US Food and Drug
Administration's Food Safety
Modernization Act (FSMA). The purpose of the law is to provide a safer food
supply and a more stable food industry.
Under the FSMA, the FDA has the authority to order
recalls of contaminated food, a power it did not have prior to the enactment of
the Food Safety Act, according to Teri Mascotti, director of business
development at Appolis Inc., a provider
of inventory management solutions. Mascotti spoke ...