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New FSMA Preventive Controls for Human Food:
Implementing the right CGMPs and HARPC Initiatives

Explore FDA’s new Preventive Controls for Human Food final rule and find out what you need to do to comply


As part of the Food Safety Modernization Act, the FDA recently released its final rule for Preventive Controls for Human Food. Facilities must create a written food safety plan and establish preventive controls to minimize or prevent hazards. Additionally, plants must ensure that all employees receive sufficient training on food hygiene, food safety, and hygiene. The new preventive controls final rule requires large companies to comply starting in September 2016 and small companies by September 2017. Are you ready for FSMA's new Preventive Controls rule?  Find out what FDA-regulated processors need to do to comply.

Key Takeaways:

  • Under CGMP requirements, it is imperative that companies have a properly documented food safety plan in place. To be effective, your food safety plan should to be a living, breathing, dynamic document.
  • Robust internal audit and inspection processes are an integral component of a successful food safety system. 
  • 5 major types of preventive controls to take into account:
    1. Process Controls
    2. Food Allergen Controls
    3. Sanitation Controls
    4. Supplier Controls
    5. Recall Plan
  • Employee training is key to complying with FSMA’s new requirements. To make your training more effective, consider your employees’ attention spans, media awareness, and learning preferences.

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Featured Panelists


Jeff Chilton
For over 18 years, Jeff Chilton has consulted with hundreds of food manufacturing firms to develop and enhance their food safety and quality programs. Prior to consulting, Jeff worked in the food industry for 15 years as plant manager of two large food processing companies. Jeff is a contributing writer for Meat and Poultry Magazine and has spoken on food safety and quality topics for numerous trade associations.  


Terra Brimberry
Terra Brimberry has worked for over 6 years in food manufacturing as an Account Manager for Alchemy Systems. She has supported hundreds of facilities both large and small, assisting them with their training and compliance needs. Terra has over 20 years of experience in training, crisis management, data base systems, and social work.