Food containment is not new but the level of evidence required was changed to a much lower standard.
Princeton, N.J. (PRWEB) February 12, 2012
The United States food industry, which employs a relatively stable workforce, has been impacted recently by the signing of the January, 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). In the most recent feature story on FoodAndBeveragePeople.com, the editors report on the key changes already implemented by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), discuss what food industry professionals should be doing to ensure their procedures are in compliance with the FSMA, and point to finding job opportunities generated by the changes in federal food safety guidelines.
The article also points to private and public resources available to industry professionals needing to better understand the changes, which focus heavily on prevention and containment of problems. According to Dr. David Acheson, partner at Leavitt Partners, and lead authority on the firm’s food and import safety practice, “Food containment is not new but the level of evidence required was changed to a much lower standard.”
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