|By Marketwire .||
|January 7, 2013 12:00 PM EST||
SAN RAFAEL, CA--(Marketwire - January 07, 2013) - On January 4, FSMA's two new and long-awaited proposed rules -- the preventative control rule for human food and the produce rule -- were announced. Are you ready?
SafetyChain Software is very excited to provide this important and very timely complimentary webinar with Dr. David Acheson, who will provide key insights on what you need to know -- and actions you should be taking now to be in compliance.
Dr. David Acheson, who has been intimately involved with FSMA since its inception, will cover topics including:
- What are the key elements of the proposed preventive control and produce rules?
- What will the likely impact be for your company -- and your suppliers and customers?
- What should you be doing now to prepare for when the rules become final?
- How much time do you have and how should you prioritize?
- How can technology help with execution and compliance?
Dr. Acheson will also take live questions from the online audience and provide up-to-the-minute FSMA updates!
What: Live Webcast
When: Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 11:00 a.m. PT (1 p.m. CT, 2 p.m. ET)
Where: From the convenience of your desk
More Info/Register: www.safetychain.com/FSMAwebinar
This webinar is part of SafetyChain's ongoing Food Safety and Quality Assurance Leadership Webinar series. Upcoming topics also relevant to being FSMA ready include automating supplier compliance and being audit ready every day. To learn more about all of SafetyChain's upcoming webinars -- please visit www.safetychain.com/webinars
About Dr. David Acheson
Intimately involved with FSMA since its inception, Dr. David Acheson is a Partner at Leavitt Partners, overseeing the company's Food and Import Safety Practice. He graduated from the University of London Medical School and practiced internal medicine and infectious diseases. Prior to joining Leavitt, Dr. Acheson served as the Chief Medical Officer at the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service and -- in 2002 -- joined the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as the Chief Medical Officer at the FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN). After serving as the Director of CFSAN's Office of Food Defense, Communication and Emergency Response, Dr. Acheson was appointed as the Assistant and then Associate Commissioner for Foods. He held an agency-wide leadership role for all food and feed issues, and the responsibility for the development of the 2007 Food Protection Plan, which served as the basis for many of the authorities granted to FDA by the Food Safety Modernization Act. Since founding the food safety practice within Leavitt Partners in July 2009, Acheson has used his regulatory insight, food safety knowledge, and expertise in crisis response to advise food industry clients around the globe on how to best manage risk in a global supply chain and evolving regulatory landscape. Dr. Acheson has published extensively and is a sought after speaker and regular guest on national news programs.
About SafetyChain Software
SafetyChain Software's SafetyChain for Food is an innovative technology solutions that helps ensure safety and quality compliance along all points in a company's food supply chain, and provides a comprehensive suite of FSMA compliance capabilities. www.safetychain.com