SafetyChain Software’s June FSMA Fridays Session to Focus on Final Rule for Food Defense

June FSMA Fridays session, part of the ongoing monthly series featuring Dr. David Acheson and The Acheson Group team, is taking place on Friday, June 24th

San Rafael, CA – June 22, 2016 – SafetyChain Software, leaders in food safety & quality management solutions that automate, streamline and improve food safety & quality programs at all points along a company’s supply chain, is pleased to announce the topic for its June FSMA Fridays session: Final Rule for Food Defense.

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

During the June session, taking place Friday, June 24th, The Acheson Group team will be discussing:

  • What the Food Defense Rule focuses on
  • The key elements needed to comply with the Food Defense Rule
  • How a facility is supposed to approach compliance on the rule and what a facility can do
  • If FDA will require that the Food Defense plan be validated and tested
  • Tools available to help with the Food Defense Rule
  • Compliance dates

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

Upcoming topics and dates for 2016 FSMA Fridays session are as follows:
July 29: What Does Being FSMA Compliant Really Mean? *Special one hour session
August 26: 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. For 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 & quality assurance (FSQA) management solutions. The SafetyChain FSQA Operating System enables FSQA teams to dramatically improve operations by ensuring supplier compliance and food safety & quality program execution. With SafetyChain, customers are able to 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.