Most of the feed mills that subscribe to my posts are small facilities and not currently subject to inspections of Feed safety Plans. This article published by AFIA reminds large facilities what to inspect when FDA knocks to do a Feed Safety Plan inspection. It has valuable information you need to consider as you continue to prepare your Feed safety Plan. In the coming months you may get a CGMP inspection. Remember while the FDA is not inspecting small facility feed safety plans you are required to have one in place. I have bolder the part that i have been preaching for almost 3 years now. Please read this important information…
Last week I attended the 2018 FSPCA Lead Instructor Conference for instructors of FSMA Food Safety Courses. As in last years conference I always learn something new. Here are some highlights for Animal Food. Just a reminder that there are two more dates to remember in terms of compliance: Continue reading “What did I learn at this years FSPCA Instructor Conference?”
Another Free Training Video has been posted on this website. Video #8 is entitled FDA Supplier Evaluation Resources (Data Dashboard).
1 – Inspections
This week AFIA posted the following update on inspections:
CFD has been working for almost a year to develop a tool to assist livestock feed mills with the hazard analysis required under 21 CFR 507.33. Click here to register for a free introductory webinar.
CGMP Inspections are happening! The FDA has a target of 500 inspections in FY18.
Just prior to the government shut-down the FDA released DRAFT guidance that Industry has been anxiously waiting for. This Guidance Document #245 describes the FDA thoughts regarding the Hazard Analysis and Preventive Controls Determination Process.
CFD is a member of The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA). AFIA has recently requested members to participate in important industry research on Salmonella in Animal Feed. They are looking for 250 feed mills to participate. If you are not a member of any of these sponsoring organizations but would like to participate, complete this form:
FDA Released a Food Safety Plan Builder Tool – DO NOT USE THIS!
The following discusses a delay related to the Hazard Analysis and Preventive Controls part of the rule for large businesses. I want to clarify what this means…