August 14, 11 AM PST –http://foodseminarsinternational.com/August_14th__2013.html
After participating in this webinar, attendees will have knowledge of how to realistically analyze the effects of FSMA regulations on their operations and build an action plan of next steps for their company.
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) presents a daunting collection of both newly enforced and proposed regulations impacting food processors. While some of the regulations, are in effect now and must be carefully managed, other FSMA components like the Preventive Controls regulation are still in the proposal phase. Talking heads are advising us to go full-steam forward with implementing these regulations in processing operations, and there are FSMA products and services already being offered.
- Overview of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Regulations
- Currently Implemented FSMA FDA rules
- Proposed Regulations For Food Processors: Preventive Controls
- Strategic Planning for FSMA Compliance
- Tactical Response to FSMA
- Best Practices and Pointers to Control Costs?
- Building a FSMA Action Plan to Guide Our Next Steps
- Questions and Answers Session
Jeff Kronenberg, M.S., is Extension Food Processing Specialist with the University of Idaho, School of Food Science.
Presenter–Lee N. Smith, attorney
Lee is a shareholder of Weintraub Tobin in Sacramento and Fresno. His practice includes Prop 65 and Food Safety issues, land use regulation and development, environmental compliance, water law and litigation. Lee will address the FSMA record-keeping requirements.
Presenter–Alden J. Parker, attorney
Alden is a shareholder in the Labor and Employment Law and Litigation Sections at Weintraub Tobin Chediak Coleman Grodin. His employment practice includes defending employers in all areas of employment law. He has extensive experience defending against sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and wage & hour class action litigation in both federal and state courts. Alden will address employment issues relating to FSMA including important whitsleblower regulations.