We found that quality and compliance managers were tasked with documenting certain activities and data points on a regular basis; sometimes weekly, daily or even every hour. Depending on your facilities activities, you could have restroom cleaning logs, worker training logs, temperature monitoring logs…and the list goes on.
Columbia, Maryland-based software development firm NextLOGiK will present two food safety software solutions for growers, CompWALK and CompWALK.farm, at the Colorado Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) 2019 Conference.
In recent FSMA news, the latest deadline for compliance with the FSMA Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food rule is swiftly approaching. By April 6, 2018, small businesses are expected to be in compliance with the rule in order to pass FDA inspections.
We’ve revamped CompWALK across mobile and desktop platforms and we can’t wait to show it off. With a new design, remote temperature monitoring and added functionality, we are unveiling the best CompWALK yet. Check out what’s new!
Food producers are starting to feel the effects of FSMA, with some deadlines looming just this fall. Temperature is such a vital element of food safety and even minor fluctuations can mean major consequences. Monitoring these temperatures manually is a strictly reactive approach. When temperatures dip/raise outside of an acceptable range, it is only discovered after it has happened, not knowing what temperatures the area reached and for how long. This is no longer an acceptable method of temperature monitoring.
The government is full of acronyms, and food safety is no exception. With FSMA in full force, some of the common quality control acronyms that have been discussed in-depth are HACCP, HARPC and PCQI. At the Food Safety Summit this May, Donna Schaffer of Rutgers Food Innovation Center gave a great presentation on What Constitutes…
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law by President Obama in 2011. The law is intended to shift the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) focus to better protect public health by preventing food safety issues rather than reacting to outbreaks. FSMA is a large piece of legislation intended…