Industry Needs a Return to Basics; Modernizing Current Good Manufacturing Practices
Byline: Kraig R. Naasz, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES
At a time of perceived gaps in food-safety regulation, the industry needs to go back to basics now more than ever. We all have seen the stories stemming from the discovery of salmonella in peanut butter products, and no one condones the purported actions of one bad actor. Still, we agree with President Obama that there are processes that can help the vast majority of food producers that follow the rules ensure a safer food supply.
One such area in need of modernization is the Current Good Manufacturing Practice regulations (CGMPs), which were last updated in 1986. These regulations form the basis for …
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Publication information: Article title: Industry Needs a Return to Basics; Modernizing Current Good Manufacturing Practices. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: March 31, 2009. Page number: A21. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2009 Gale Group.
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