SafetyChain Software’s May FSMA Fridays Session to Focus on Food Safety Plans – HACCP to HARPC

May FSMA Fridays session, part of the ongoing monthly series featuring Dr. David Acheson and The Acheson Group team, is taking place on Friday May 20

SafetyChain Software, leaders in food safety and quality management solutions that automate, streamline and improve food safety and quality programs at all points along a company’s supply chain, is pleased to announce the topic for its May FSMA Fridays session: Food Safety Plans – HACCP to HARPC.

SafetyChain’s popular FSMA Fridays series examines the impact FSMA rules will have on food safety and quality operations; and provides guidance on how to prepare for FSMA compliance.

During the May session, taking place Friday May 20, Dr. David Acheson and The TAG team will be discussing:

  • Why the FDA went with HARPC and not mandate HACCP
  • Key areas of focus for a HARPC approach
  • Good ways to approach moving to HARPC
  • How environmental controls and environmental monitoring program (EMP) fit into HARPC
  • What the FDA is expecting by September 1st
  • The role of the preventive control qualified individual (PCQI) in HARPC

As always, The Acheson Group team will be taking audience questions live.

Upcoming topics and dates for 2016 FSMA Fridays session include:
June 24: Final Rule for Food Defense
July 29: Environmental Control Programs

About FSMA Fridays

SafetyChain’s FSMA Fridays is an online, interactive forum that helps the food and beverage industry stay up-to-date on FDA’s Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA. This popular monthly series with more than 2,000 ongoing registrants features FSMA icon Dr. David Acheson and The Acheson Group’s (TAG) food safety team, who address pre-submitted and live questions from the audience, on a schedule of FSMA related topics. More information and to register, visit: Once registered, participants receive archives to all past events and are automatically registered for all future FSMA Friday topics.

About SafetyChain Software

SafetyChain Software is the leading provider of food safety and quality assurance (FSQA) management solutions. The SafetyChain FSQA Operating System enables FSQA teams to dramatically improve operations by ensuring supplier compliance and food safety and quality program execution. With SafetyChain, customers are able catch and manage issues earlier, respond quickly to audits and inquiries plus more effectively evaluate performance across their operations for ongoing, continuous improvement. SafetyChain’s affordable, cloud-based solution delivers hard-dollar ROI for food industry companies throughout the supply chain – suppliers/growers, manufacturers, distributors and food service/retail.

SafetyChain Software and FSMA Fridays are registered trademarks of SafetyChain Software Inc. All rights reserved.

About The Acheson Group (TAG)
Global food supplies, changing consumer expectations and expanding regulations are creating more risk for food companies. The Acheson Group’s mission is to work with food companies, and those that provide technology to food companies, to help manage this changing risk outlook. TAG is able to offer quality, strategic consulting due to the diverse nature, training and experience of its team. TAG seeks to be valued advisors to its clients by building a very close relationship that brings together an environment of good communication through a significant amount of direct client interaction.