Food Safety Playbook

The go-to guide to put your packaging machines, materials and methods into compliance with best practices and the U.S. Food Safety Modernization Act.

Are you or the companies you do business with part of the U.S. food supply? Then you know that the new U.S. FDA has gained sweeping new powers under the Food Safety Modernization Act. But even global brand leaders are grappling with compliance issues from supply chain recordkeeping to the hidden risks in their packaging machinery and materials.

Download the 81 page 2012 Food Safety Playbook today for answers. In addition to advice directly from experts with experience inside the FDA, as well as the food and packaging industries, you’ll get a wealth of hands-on resources including tables, checklists and download links to help your food safety team go beyond compliance to attain true leadership.


Sourced in this e-book
Wynn Wiksell
Chairman, FSAP/Food Safety Alliance for Packaging, a technical group of IoPP
Institute of Packaging Professionals
Dr. David Acheson
Managing Director for Food and Import Safety Practice
Leavitt Partners, LLC (formerly with FDA)
Jeffrey T. Barach, PhD
Barach Enterprises LLC
Elizabeth Barr Fawell
Hogan Lovells US LLP
Eric F. Greenberg
Principal Attorney
Eric F. Greenberg P.C.

Topics covered

Regulatory imperatives
  • Key food safety factors driving equipment upgrades

  • The key role of equipment and packaging

  • Record keeping key to the new era of prevention

  • How automation impacts product tracking, equipment selection and compliance

  • Food safety powers you might have forgotten about

  • Key implications of FSMA for food packaging suppliers

Packaging essentials
  • How companies can tap their machinery suppliers for FSMA compliance

  • Don't panic; the FSMA is 'just' HACCP on steroids!

  • The 10 principles of sanitary design

  • HACCP for packaging: Addressing the critical knowledge gap

  • HACCP for packaging: Rules and realizations

Resources & downloads
  • GMA checklist offers seven steps to food safety compliance

  • Download these free food safety packaging resources

  • Potential Food Safety Risks and Possible Controls for Food Packaging Materials


…and many more links and downloads.

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