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.
The next scheduled training class in the northeast for FSPCA Preventive Controls for Animal Food is in December – two months after the compliance date. I have started a waiting list to offer a class sooner at CFD in Conklin NY. Click here to visit our training page.
I received the following message from AFIA regarding a VFD form that had been available on the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) website. If you accept VFD’s : Continue reading “AVMA VFD Form removed from website…”
1 – Inspections
This week AFIA posted the following update on inspections:
Continue reading “1 – Inspection Update 2 – CFD HAT 3 – PCQI Training”
It has been 15 months since the changes in VFD drugs has taken effect. Inspections are happening. Are you a VFD Manufacturer or a VFD Distributor who has yet to receive or process a VFD? Are you thinking it is not something you will ever need to do? Are you wondering how to get off the list? This is how you can do that…
Continue reading “VFD Update and Inspections”
The following update was received this week from AFIA regarding FSMA inspections. While it is difficult to get an exact count, it appears about two dozen inspections have occurred in CFD member states as of December 22, 2017. We can expect this to increase in 2018.
Continue reading “AFIA Update as CGMP Inspections Continue for Large and Small-sized Firms”
CGMP Inspections are happening! The FDA has a target of 500 inspections in FY18.
Continue reading “IMPORTANT FSMA Updates on Inspections and Industry Cooperation”
Just prior to the government shut-down the FDA released DRAFT guidance that Industry has been anxiously waiting for.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.
Continue reading “FDA Releases DRAFT Guidance for Industry on Hazard Analysis and Risk Based Preventive Controls for Animal Food”
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:
AFIA Salmonella in Animal Feed Study Participant Request Form
Continue reading “Opportunity to participate in industry research”
***Update: CFD does not sell any of these products. Check with other fat suppliers to see if what you buy is a hydrogenated glyceride.
Continue reading “How Do You Use Hydrogenated Glycerides?”
American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) is very active in FSMA education and outreach. They continually survey members to learn more about ongoing FSMA inspections. CFD’s membership in AFIA affords us the opportunity to share their findings. The following are excerpts of information they recently shared. I hope you find it helpful as you prepare for your facility inspection.
Continue reading “AFIA Shares what its members have learned from CGMP Inspections…”