Food Safety

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FSMA Overview

FSMA is a comprehensive top-to-bottom overhaul of the United States food safety regulatory framework. Currently, the seven major rules of the FSMA regulatory framework overhaul are intended to implement preventive measures across the food system significantly affecting how PMA members and the produce industry conduct business in the future.

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Summaries of Three FSMA Final Rules

The first five final rules of FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) are published, and the stage is set for the implementing the policies. Learn how these rules affect you by reviewing summaries of each rule.

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PMA believes that industry food safety practices must be based on science and that targeted research efforts are only possible when the industry works in partnership with the world's top researchers and government regulatory agencies. PMA assists members in translating complex scientific issues into practical concepts and practices.

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Dr. Bob Whitaker

Dr. Bob Whitaker

Chief Science & Technology Officer

+1 (302) 607-2194

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Jim Gorny

Dr. Jim Gorny

VP, Food Safety & Technology

+1 (302) 607-2197

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Johnna Hepner

Johnna Hepner

Director of Food Safety and Technology

+1 (302) 607-2193

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