How prepared is your business to conform to the requirements of FSMA?
DNV GL is offering training for: 'FSPCA Preventive Control for Human Foods' to support organisations on their journey to conform to the requirements of the Food Safety Modernisation Act which will become law on 16th September 2016 - for organisations with more than 500 employees. (Deadline for smaller organisations is 16th September 2017.)
Date: 14th - 16th February 2017
Venue: TBC, Blackfriars, London
What is needed:
Each manufacturing site needs to have or access to a food safety professional who has received the required training to approve their food safety plan (for organisations with more than 500 employees; deadline for smaller organsations with less than 500 employees is 16 September 2017.) The training course outlined is one route to meet the requirements for a preventive controls qualified individual.
What are implications for your organisation:
Based on FSMA, the company who intend to export to the USA must implement a Food Safety Plan (in local language and English) prepared by an approved Preventive Control Qualified Individual (PCQI).
The responsibilities of the PCQI include, to oversee or perform:
- Preparation of the Food Safety Plan
- Validation of the preventive controls
- Records review
- Re-analysis of the Food Safety Plan, and other activities as appropriate to the food.
- Introduction to Preventive Control
- Food Safety Plan overview as per FSMA
- Potential hazards including economically motivated food safety hazards
- Developing your food safety plan
- Hazard analysis and preventive control identification
- Process control
- Sanitation preventive controls
- Food Allergen preventive controls
- Supply Chain preventive controls
- FSMA 2011 Regulation Overview
- Organisations exporting to the UK
- Food Safety Team Leaders
- Quality Managers
- 3rd party auditors