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FSMA Animal Food Rule is Topic of January 31 FSMA Fridays Webcast

What FDA's Food Safety Modernization Act's Animal Food Rule Means, Who it Applies to and What to Do Today to Prepare for Compliance

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SafetyChain Software's popular FSMA Fridays series, featuring Dr. David Acheson and The Acheson Group's food safety team, will walk attendees through the recently announced "Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Food for Animals" (Animal Food) rule on the Friday, January 31 monthly webcast.

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FSMA Fridays – launched by SafetyChain Software, innovators of realtime Safety Chain Management Solutions that automate, streamline and improve food safety and quality assurance (FSQA) while promoting regulatory, 3rd party and customer compliance  – provides 1500+ participants from the food and beverage industry monthly, live updates on FSMA. 

The 30-minute January 31 webcast will address the bullets below, and The Acheson Group team will also take audience questions live. Registration is complimentary at www.fsmafridays.com

January 31 Animal Food Rule topics:

  • Overview of the Animal Food rule – what's it about, who will be impacted and what companies will have to do to comply?
  • How similar are the Animal Food safety requirements to those of human food?
  • Who needs to comply – and what constitutes "animal food?"
  • Will manufacturers of livestock feed and pet foods have to do things differently?
  • How are Current Good Manufacturing Processes for animal food different than human food?
  • What should companies do today to prepare for compliance?
  • And, as always, the team will begin the webcast with a quick update on all things FSMA

FSMA Fridays on Proposed Animal Rule:
Friday, January 31, 2014
9 a.m. PT (11 a.m. CT, Noon ET)
Free registration at www.FSMAFridays.com

All participants have an option to either call or login and receive a link to the session recording shortly after each session. When participants register they will also receive links to past session recordings, which have included topics on Supply Chain Controls, Foreign Supplier & 3rd Party Auditor Rules, Produce Rules, Environmental Control Systems and more.

About SafetyChain Software

SafetyChain Software's SafetyChain for Food™ helps the food and beverage industry manage safety and quality compliance in realtime – preventing non-compliant ingredients, raw materials and finished product from coming in or going out.  With SafetyChain for Food's affordable solution modules – for Supplier Compliance & Management, Safety & Quality Data Reporting, HACCP/GFSI Compliance and Customer & Finished Product Compliance – food growers, producers, manufacturers, distributors, retailers, food services and importers save time, save money and create efficiencies that contribute to the bottom line.  SafetyChain for Food is a global, Software-as-a-Service solution, designed for fast deployment and even faster ROI. www.safetychain.com

SafetyChain Software, SafetyChain for Food and FSMA Fridays are registered trademarks of SafetyChain Software Inc. All rights reserved.

About The Acheson Group (TAG)

Global food supplies, changing consumer expectations and expanding regulations are creating more risk for food companies. The Acheson Group's mission is to work with food companies, and those that provide technology to food companies, to help manage this changing risk outlook. TAG is able to offer quality, strategic consulting due to the diverse nature, training and experience of its team.  TAG seeks to be valued advisors to its clients by building a very close relationship that brings together an environment of good communication through a significant amount of direct client interaction. www.achesongroup.com

Media Contact
Jill Bender, SafetyChain Software
415-233-9483

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