Executive Update

GMA Releases New Two-Part FSMA Publication to Help Food Safety Professionals Comply with Hazard Anal

GMA Vice President of Food Safety and Technical Services, George Dunaif recently announced the release of A Systems Approach Using Preventive Controls for Safe Food Production.This two-part publication provides information concerning food safety hazard analysis and the tools necessary to develop a model food safety and a food defense plan.

 “This two-part manual contains thoughtful contributions from over 30 food safety, quality, legal and regulatory experts with the fundamental and practical knowledge that food companies will find essential in developing food safety and food defense plans that have been mandated by the Food Safety Modernization Act,”  said Dunaif.

Part one of the publication presents an introduction to foundational food safety programs with a separate chapter devoted to sanitation, and will feature subsequent chapters focused on identifying biological, chemical and physical hazards. Part two is a unique companion publication that provides a combination of industry and regulatory resources all in one place, and focuses on the principles and methods for development of a food defense plan.

This publication is available for purchase at the GMA Online Bookstore, www.GMAbooks.org