Existing legislation, such as the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and EU Regulation 1169/2011 on the provision of food information to consumers, is increasingly placing responsibility for food safety on retailers’ shoulders. Such regulations stipulate extensive declarations, seamless traceability and effective measures for avoiding product recalls.
This white paper explains which regulations food retailers have to comply with when labeling fresh products. It focuses on the EU Regulation 1169/2011 for the European Market and on the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act for the US market. It also provides practical tips for the hygienic handling of fresh foods.
Matching obligations and business objectives to the most appropriate standard is complicated and time-consuming. This white paper keeps it simple by explaining and directly comparing BRC, IFS, SQF and FSSC 22000 – the four most frequently used GFSI recognized standards.
Stay ahead of fast changing regulations in the food and beverages industry with this guide. You will get the help you need to make informed and compliant decisions when improving processes or selecting the right laboratory weighing and measurement equipment.