FDA FSMA Final Rules on the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Foods

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Presenter(s)
Conference Date
Tue, Sep 26, 2017
Length
60 minutes
Product Description

Food Carrier Responsibilities under the FDA FSMA Final Rules on the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Foods

The FDA FSMA Rule on the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Foods, effective April 6, 2016, impacted over 84,000 food shippers, carriers and receivers, who are still struggling to ensure full compliance with the rule. The final rules are significantly different from earlier published proposed food transportation rules, laws and guidance documents. The final rules on the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Foods establish training requirements for all carrier personnel engaged in food transportation operations. Training certificates are required for these topics:

  • Responsibilities of the carrier under the final Sanitary Transportation rules
  • Awareness of potential food safety problems that may occur during food transportation
  • Basic sanitary transportation practices to address those potential problems

Self-reporting of compliance failures is required as are critical shipper-carrier agreements for data, records and reporting. It is also a requirement for food shippers to make carriers aware of these requirements.

Perishable food carrier operators must make distribution and transportation process improvements, develop and implement risk reducing preventive food handling, loading and un-loading procedures. Significant changes must be made to procedures currently employed for food transportation operations, personnel, vehicles, containers, trailers tools and equipment used in food transportation.

Join this session with expert speaker John Ryan, Ph.D., who will help all food carrier personnel engaged in transportation operations ensure compliance with the FDA FSMA Final Rules on the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Foods. This is the first part of a three-part required training resulting from the finalization of new US FDA food transportation laws. All carrier transportation operations personnel are required to take this and the subsequent two training sessions.

Session Highlights

  • Understand US FDA FSMA Law for the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Foods
  • Understand changes to the final rules from the proposed FDA FSMA rules
  • Know the different requirements for shippers, carriers and receivers
  • Know who is exempted from these training requirements
  • Understand the FDA waiver requirements

Who Should Attend

All food carrier transportation operations personnel including:

  • Drivers
  • Managers
  • Compliance personnel
  • Buyers
  • Supervisors
  • Internal food safety team members
  • Maintenance personnel
  • Loaders/unloaders
  • Inspectors
  • Trainers
  • Food Shippers

Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.

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About Our Speaker

Dr. John Ryan - Food Safety Program Expert


Dr. John Ryan holds a Ph.D. in research and statistical methods. He has been working on transportation food safety issues since 2011 after retiring from his position as the administrator for the Hawaii State Department of Agriculture's Quality Assurance Division where he headed up Hawaii’s commodity inspection, food safety certification and measurement standards service groups. He has won awards for traceability technology for his visionary...   More Info
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