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Addendum I: Industry Handbook for Safe Shelling of Peanuts (#SRA-2016-sa1)

This is a guidance document for the peanut shelling industry and provides examples of prerequisite and HACCP programs that can be used in ensuring the safe shelling of peanuts. The handbook is part of a broader nut industry initiative to provide food safety guidance for the supply chain and was developed using GMA’s Industry Handbook for the Safe Processing of Nuts and American Peanut Council’s Good Management Practices, 2009 as a foundation.

PDF - $0.00

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Food and Beverage Labeling Type Size Guide Tool (#SRA-2016-l)

Overlay this clear plastic ruler tool over any packaging to quickly check if your type size complies with the FDA's latest labeling rules.

GMA Members - $10.00
Nonmembers - $15.00

GMA Webinar Series 

Biotech Disclosure Law Webinar: What You Need to Know to Prepare for the Rulemaking (#GA-2016-b)

With the signing of the Biotech Disclosure Law (P.L. 114-216) in July 2016, USDA started working immediately to implement the law. Learn about this critical law and what to expect from the rulemaking from Martin Hahn, Partner with Hogan Lovells and hear directly from experts on SmartLabelTM, a digital tool for consumers to learn more about ingredients in their food and beverage products, and how it can be used to comply with the Biotech Disclosure Law.

GMA Members - PDF & On Demand Recording - $0.00
Nonmembers - PDF & On Demand Recording - $99.00


Industry Handbook for Safe Processing of Nuts (#SRA-2016-s)

NEW! The second edition of this handbook has been designed as a tool chest of guidance material for all of the nut industry to utilize in developing stronger food safety measures and programs relevant to their sector of the business. A cross section of the nut growing, shelling and processing industry has been involved in development of the handbook, which promotes understanding of the role each segment plays in nut safety.

PDF - $0.00

GMA Webinar Series 

Technical Guidance Webinar: Meet the Second Edition of the Industry Handbook for Safe Processing of Nuts (#SRA-2016-s2)

NEW! In this webinar, listeners hear from a panel of industry experts who worked on the document as they:

- Identify the highlights of what's changed in the handbook since the passage of the Preventive Controls for Human Food Final Rule
- Synthesize key sections of the handbook into an easy-to-digest format
- Discuss how to conduct a Food Safety Plan, Validation Programs, and Supplier Programs in compliance with FSMA

PDF & On Demand Recording - $0.00

GMA Webinar Series 

GRAS Final Rules Webinar (#SRA-2016-g1)

In this two-part webinar seasoned lawyers & experts at FDA break down the final rule into an easy-to-digest format. Learn what the final rule means, how the changes will impact approaches to achieving GRAS status for the new use of a substance in food, and prepare for possible legal challenges the private sector can be expected to encounter under this new rule.

GMA Members - PDF & On Demand Recording - $49.00
Nonmembers - PDF & On Demand Recording - $149.00

GMA Webinar Series 

Prop 65 Webinar: Navigating the Bisphenol-A Landscape (#SRA-2016-p)

In this webinar, experts at GMA, CardnoChemrisk and Greenburg Trauig, LLP discuss what food manufacturers will face in the wake of California OEHHA's 2016 proposal on point-of-sale (POS) signage for BPA, what other options are available for moving away from use of BPA, and updates on the status of OEHHA's development of a safe harbor level and the regulatory and scientific landscape surrounding BPA.

GMA Members - PDF & On Demand Recording - $49.00
Nonmembers - PDF & On Demand Recording - $149.00

Food for Thought 

Food for Thought Webchat Series: Improving Food Manufacturer & Retailer Teamwork In A Recall (#IA-2016-f)

In this web chat, PepsiCo's North American Nutrition Division, and Kim Combs, recall/regulatory compliance manager for the Kroger Co. shared their knowledge, experience, and most importantly, answered questions from industry in real time about easing and simplifying the recall process while remaining compliant with FSMA and other food safety regulations and standards.

On Demand Recording - $0.00

GMA Webinar Series 

Food Labeling 100 Webinar: Laying the Foundation (#SRA-2016-f5)

An introductory short course on food labeling, laying the foundation of the laws governing food labeling and the concepts and terminology of what's required to develop a food label. Viewers will have the knowledge and resources to identify statutory authorities that govern food labeling, describe the required label elements for FDA and USDA-regulated products, and describe the different approaches that FDA and USDA prescribe to food labeling.

GMA Members - PDF & On Demand Recording - $50.00
Nonmembers - PDF & On Demand Recording - $100.00

GMA Webinar Series 

New Nutrition Facts Panel: Implications for Ingredient Suppliers (#SRA-2016-n4)

In this webinar, ingredient suppliers will be able to:
• Identify changes to the Nutrition Label that require new or different information on ingredient composition
• Identify analytical and other methods that can be used to obtain nutrient information
• Understand compliance requirements for the new labeling rules and timing for their implementation

GMA Members - PDF & On Demand Recording - $0.00
Nonmembers - PDF & On Demand Recording - $135.00

GMA SEF Webinar Series 


Los nuevos Controles Preventivos para Alimentación Humana (PCHF) de FSMA presentan un nuevo conjunto de retos para procesadores de comida. Notablemente control de los posibles peligros alimentarios ya no se limita a los controles de los procesos críticos tales como los utilizados en sistemas de inocuidad alimentaria de HACCP. PCHF requiere procesadores para ampliar el concepto de controles preventivos para incluir, entre otros, los controles de la cadena de provisión. Este altamente informativo webinar se dirige esos controles preventivos en la cadena de provisión. ¿Cuándo se necesitan? ¿Cómo son implementados y verificados? Únase a nosotros para averiguar cómo los controles de la cadena de provisión pueden ser un elemento eficaz de su Plan de Inocuidad Alimentaria PCHF.

GMA Members/SEF Donors-PDF & On Demand Recording - $50.00
Nonmembers - PDF & On Demand Recording - $100.00


TSCA Reform: What Does It Mean For You? - A GMA Webinar (#SRA-2016-tr)

The Senate passed H.R. 2576 on June 7, 2016. This bill makes important changes to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The bill was signed by President Obama on June 22, 2016 and is effective immediately. The new law will result in fundamental shifts in the requirements under TSCA pertinent to manufacturers of personal care products, while introducing important new concepts and approaches to domestic chemical management.

This timely webinar will address pertinent questions such as how, and by when, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will implement the new law, and how stakeholders can be expected to participate in these opportunities.

GMA Members - PDF & On Demand Recording - $0.00
Nonmembers - PDF & On Demand Recording - $50.00


Acidified Foods Manufacturing School Manual (#SRA-2014-a)

The accompanying manual for the Acidified Foods Manufacturing School offered through North Carolina State University. The program provides instruction in concepts ranging from food handling techniques to critical factors in acidification. This program qualifies commercial operators and plants producing acidified foods to meet the requirements of the umbrella GMP and the specific GMP for acidified foods.

Paperback - $75.00

GMA Webinar Series 

Nutrition Label Reform Final Rules Webinar Series (#SRA-2016-n)

The revised rules represent the largest overhaul to the Nutrition Facts Panel (NFP) and pertinent regulations since the inception of the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act over 20 years ago. If you sell, market or manufacture packaged food and beverages, your product label will likely change as a result of these rules.

By the end of this 3-part series, participants will have the knowledge and tools to:

Identify brands and products impacted by final regulations
Develop new nutrition labeling strategies
Create an action plan to prepare your operation for the final rules and compliance dates
Apply requirements to the development of new labels, nutrient and health related claims and marketing strategies

GMA Members - PDF & On Demand Recording - $149.00
Nonmembers - PDF & On Demand Recording - $449.00


Documentation and Recordkeeping: From the Plant Floor to the File Drawer and Beyond Webinar (#SRA-2016-d)

At the conclusion of this webinar, viewers will have the knowledge and tools to determine what records your company must create and retain as part of the final Preventive Controls rule, describe the scope of FDA's records access under FSMA, and apply practical tips and industry practices to your recordkeeping procedures.

GMA Members - PDF & On Demand Recording - $89.00
Nonmembers - PDF & On Demand Recording - $189.00

GMA Technical Guidance 

Guidance on Laboratory Selection and Evaluation (#SRA-2016-g)

Created to provide guidance to food testing laboratories on Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and to provide information to food manufacturing companies on criteria that can be used to select and evaluate a laboratory. Includes a laboratory checklist which can be used for initial laboratory selection and ongoing auditing.

PDF - $0.00


Better Process Control Schools (BPCS) - Training Slides, 8th Edition (English) (#SEF-2015-b)

This slide set, available for direct download, contains 17 PowerPoint presentations which illustrate the primary textual concepts and images contained in our latest Canned Foods manual, 8th edition. An excellent teaching aid for anyone teaching Better Process Control Schools.

Digital Download - $750.00


Food Labeling Manual: Complying with FDA Requirements for the Labeling of Processed Foods (2nd Edition) (#SRA-2008-fl)

This detailed manual covers the basics of food labeling of FDA-regulated products, including how to design the Principal Display Panel, what goes into ingredient statements, and how to develop Statements of Identity.

GMA Members - $100.00
Nonmembers - $300.00

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