SafetyChain Software’s September 26 FSMA Fridays™ to Focus on Preventive Controls for Human Food – Round 2

Popular monthly FSMA webcast series, featuring Dr. David Acheson, will examine the recent issuance by FDA of the second revision of the proposed rule – including supplier control, testing and more

SafetyChain Software, leaders in Food Safety Chain Management Systems that Automate, Streamline & Improve FSQA™, is pleased to announce the topic for the September 26, 2014 FSMA Friday: Preventive Controls for Human Food – Round 2 Revisions. Registration is complimentary at The popular monthly series, which now has more than 2,000 ongoing registrants, features FSMA icon Dr. David Acheson and The Acheson Group’s food safety team, who address pre-submitted, and live questions from the audience, on a schedule of topics related to FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

FSMA is the most broad-sweeping food safety legislation proposed by FDA in years – and both the food industry and consumer communities are watching closely. FSMA Fridays is believed to be the largest online, interactive forum for staying up-to-date on FSMA rules, impact on the food and beverage industry and what companies need to do in order to prepare for compliance. To that end, the September 26 and October 31 FSMA Fridays will focus on the second round of revisions to several of the major FSMA rules beginning in September with the Preventive Controls for Human Food round two revisions which were released on Friday, September 19.

The September 26 topics include:

  • The removal of the term “reasonably likely to occur” hazards
  • Further definition of situations where environmental testing will be required
  • The role of finished product testing in verification of food safety plans
  • Requirements and responsibilities for controlling suppliers along a company’s supply chain

As always, the Acheson Group team will also answer questions from participants

Registration for the September 26 FSMA Friday topic is complimentary at: Once registered for one FSMA Friday, participants receive archives to all past events and are automatically registered for future topics, which include*:

  • Friday, October 31: Foreign Supplier Verification, Produce, Human & Animal Rules – 2nd Review Cycle – Part 2
  • Friday, November 21: What’s Likely to Not Go Away in Final Rules and How to Start Preparing Today
  • Friday, December 19: What to Expect for FSMA in 2015

*Subject to change based on new rule revisions and updates from FDA

About SafetyChain Software

SafetyChain Software is the leading vendor of Food Safety Chain Management Systems that Automate, Streamline & Improve FSQA™ at all points along a company’s supply chain – for what comes in, what they do with it and what goes out. SafetyChain for Food™ includes integrated modules for Supplier Compliance, Safety and Quality Management, Regulatory and GFSI Compliance/Audit Readiness and SafetyChain Mobile – mobile FSQA applications for smart phones and tablets. SafetyChain for Food is an affordable, cloud-based solution with hard-dollar Return on Investment, and is used globally in 15 languages. Follow SafetyChain and co-founder Barbara Levin on Twitter @LevinFoodSafety

SafetyChain Software, SafetyChain for Food 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.