We are truly living in unique times. The coronavirus pandemic is impacting everyone from our families, to our businesses, to our first responders who are bravely on the front lines. As the situation continues to affect our world, ITA GROUP realized a preventive procedure to support food industries, retail, employees, our community and you—our customers and partners.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration took a step towards ensuring the accuracy of its inventory of importers responsible for meeting the requirements of the Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP) rule.
Establishing risk-based preventive controls enables you to apply a proactive and systematic approach to your food safety program through the establishment of preventive controls designed to protect your food products, and the consumer, from biological, chemical (including radiological), and physical hazards.
The regulatory framework to determine if a business falls under the definition of “farm” depends mostly on certain denotations (i.e. “farm,” “mixed-type facility", including a “farm mixed-type facility”, “harvesting,” “packing,” “packaging,” “holding” and “manufacturing/processing”) which are identified within the regulation for Registration of Food Facilities (21 CFR part 1, subpart H)[see note].