Gary Coates -
October 01, 2013
When the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) became law in the United States in 2011, it was hailed as the most sweeping reform of American food safety laws in 70 years. A complex piece of legislation, it requires that food processors consider every piece of equipment in the food-product handling chain – even labelling equipment. The emphasis is on the prevention of contamination everywhere along the chain.