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  • How to Increase Quality of Food Production and Avoid Potential Recalls

    August 12, 2019

      According to the USDA, 1.5 million pounds of meat & poultry were recalled in 2018 due to extraneous material (plastic fragments, metal shavings, latex pieces, or other foreign materials). “The average cost of a recall for a food company is $10M in direct costs” according to a joint study by the Food Marketing Institute […]

  • White Paper Helps Guide FSMA Compliance Decisions

    White Paper Helps Guide FSMA Compliance Decisions

    March 20, 2018

    Rice Lake Weighing Systems has created a product support white paper that contains easy-to-understand information about the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). This information highlights the ability of Rice Lake’s washdown products to meet requirements of commercial processing industries. The FSMA white paper not only explains how to meet compliance laws, but demonstrates how these scales […]

  • Food Safety Modernization Act | How To Comply

    Food Safety Modernization Act | How To Comply

    October 9, 2017

    The FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act, commonly known as FSMA, is the most comprehensive reform in food safety law in over 70 years. The act seeks to increase the safety of U.S. food supply by switching the focus from responding to contamination to preventing it. The ultimate goal is to minimize illness and death caused […]