|Title||FSMA and Water Treatment Chemicals|
|Description||The Food Safety Moderization Act is a set of rules proposed by the FDA intended to prevent foodborne illness in the US food supply. The focus of these rules is to implement a proactive approach to food safety using “science based preventative controls” instead of reacting to problems as they occur. water treatment chemicals industry The deadline for two of these rules is coming up at the end of August 2015. By that date, the FDA is required to publish final versions of its proposed rules for "Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food" and "Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis ad Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Food for Animals". The proposed rules specifically apply to brewers and distillers that provide spent grains as animal feed, including Distillers Dry Grain (DDG). Facilities covered by this rule will be required to follow new Good Manufacturing Processes (GMPs) related to the manufacturing, processing and packaging of animal foods. As part of the GMPs, facilities will have to create and maintain a food safety plan, perform hazard analysis and implement preventative controls.|
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