|Preventive Controls for Animal Food|
| Penn State Extension will be offering a Preventive Controls for Animal Food workshop at the Penn State Extension Mercer County Office in|
Mercer, PA on January 29-31.
Upon completion of the entire 2.5 day course, attendees will met the
requirements to be considered as a preventive controls qualified
individual. Current good manufacturing practices, conducting a hazard
analysis, and preventive controls for animal foods will be covered
during the workshop. The audience for this workshop includes
facilities that process, manufacture, pack, or hold animal feed or pet
Register online with any major credit card (MasterCard, Visa, Discover or American Express) at http://extension.psu.edu/animal-pc.
Registration deadline is January 22.
It is hard to believe that 3 years has past since the rules for FSMA were finalized. But today is Monday, September 17, 2018 and this date is significant!
- All food facilities must be in compliance with CGMP’s. If you or someone you know is planning on filing for an exemption based on the size of the facility it is important to understand that there is no exemption from CGMP’s.
- Small business must have or be actively engaged in performing a Hazard Analysis to identify Known and Reasonably Foreseeable Hazards. They than must make a determination if they require a preventive control to mitigate those hazards to an acceptable hazard.
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?”
More free videos for training on the Sanitary Transportation of Animal Feed have been posted to the Free Training Video page.
#4 – Sanitary Transportation of Animal Feed – Target Audience is Transportation Companies hauling grains and animal food.
If your third party carriers are reluctant to haul grains and feed due to the regulation that went into effect in April this 9 minute video will tell them what they need to know. Please feel free to send them to this site for this important training.
Do you get stuck on the science behind the GMO/Organic debate? Emotions run high on this topic. This film, originally released back is 2016, has more importance with each passing day… It is very well done and is very balanced. I encourage you to watch the trailer on facebook here…
Find out where you can watch FOOD EVOLUTION today! I saw it on Hulu and you can buy it on Amazon. Well worth the time to watch and learn…
The following links to a video that demos some of the changes I have recently made to this website. The video is only 5 minutes so I hope you will watch it and spend some time reviewing the sites contents.
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.