Analyzing the Food Chain

Automation WorldClients in the News: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s rules for preventative controls for human food and produce safety—as part of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)—are now final. Many of the key requirements will directly impact farms. For example, the final produce safety rule addresses agriculture water quality, soil, sprouts, livestock, as well as equipment sanitation and worker health and hygiene. These also factor into the key requirements for food producers who must implement a food safety system that includes analysis of hazards and risk-based preventive controls throughout the supply chain. Read more: