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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]