It was only a couple of months ago that an obscure provision about
reporting dangerous food products, embedded in a big law that mostly
dealt with toughening drug regulation, was the biggest change in food
safety law in quite some time (see www.packworld.com/view-24168).
Below are the insights and comments of Kristina E. Paquette, PhD on FDA’s December 2007 revisions to its Chemistry Recommendations guidance document. Dr. Paquette had served as a chemist in FDA’s Office of Food Additive safety until mid-2007, and was personally involved in developing some of the revisions.
Hear from leading brand owners in a variety of industries, as they reveal the strategies they’re using to protect their products and their customers on April 8, 2008 at the Chicago Marriott Schaumburg.
Panelists from McKesson Corp., Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Amerisource
Bergen Corp., and Ahold USA recognize that while radio-frequency
identification (RFID) offers promise in the pharmaceutical sector, its
adoption raises questions.