New SGS White Paper – Understanding the US Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)

SGS publishes a new complimentary white paper to provide better understanding of the US Food Safety Modernization Act.

Fairfield, NJ, November 21, 2013 --( This complimentary white paper from SGS discusses how the FSMA may impact supply chains and how organizations can proactively prepare by integrating FSMA requirements into current food safety management systems.

Introducing the Food Safety Modernization Act

The white paper introduces the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and how its proposals are likely to impact the food industry. The key provisions are detailed and compared against current industry-standard GFSI-recognized schemes.

How to Comply with the FSMA Requirements?

Advice is provided on how to prepare to meet the FSMA requirements, including a step-by-step process guide. This is further developed by a comparison with, and discussion around, Global Food Safety Initiative recognized schemes and the simpler move from these certifications to complete preparedness for FSMA compliance.

Follow the link to download the whitepaper ( and learn more about the US Food Safety Modernization Act.

About SGS and the US Food Safety Assessment Program

SGS is committed to keeping you informed on regulatory news and developments. Leveraging a global network of laboratories and food experts, SGS provides a comprehensive range of food safety and quality solutions including analytical testing, audits (, certifications, inspections and technical support. SGS continually invests in world class testing capabilities and state-of-the-art technology to help you reduce risks, improve food safety, quality and sustainability.

For more details on US FSMA and SGS Food services please contact a local SGS expert.

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 75 000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1 500 offices and laboratories around the world.
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