Dr. Brian Nummer PhD


Category: HARPC

Verification & Validation

The concepts of verification and validation leave most beginner food safety professionals confused.  On top of that there are two different aspects to verification and validation.  The first is related to specific food safety procedures (CCPs, GMPs, SOPs, etc) and the second is a global view.  Is the entire food safety system working? Specific •   […]

FSMA PC for Brand Owners who use co-packers

December 2017 Disclaimer:  This is a best effort interpretation of FDA FSMA rules and guidance.  This information should not substitute for competent legal counsel.  Please report factual errors and instances where FDA is interpreting this differently.  I will update this note.    As a brand-owner, what part of the new FSMA regulations (mostly Preventive Controls […]

FDA Expands Data Dashboard to Include FSMA

(from FDA) May 16, 2018 A new section of the FDA Data Dashboard has been launched to help importers and manufacturers/processors meet supply-chain requirements under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) by helping them more easily find compliance and enforcement information related to specific firms. Three of the FSMA rules contain supply-chain requirements: the Foreign […]