Responsibilities of the Carrier Under the Final FDA FSMA Rules on the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Foods

John Ryan
John Ryan
60 Minutes
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6 months

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This is part 1 of a three part required training resulting from the finalization of new US FDA food transportation laws.

Session 1, "Responsibilities of the Carrier Under the Final Rules" covers the Final Rules on the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Foods (now law) as published by the Food and Drug Administration under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). This session covers the final rules. All carrier transportation operations personnel are required to take this and the subsequent two training sessions.

What carriers are exempt from these training requirements?

  • Carriers with an average annual income less than $500,000 requirements.
  • Carriers of food completely enclosed by a container
  • Carriers of live food animals, except molluscan shellfish

Why should you Attend: The final rules on the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Foods establish training requirements for all carrier personnel engaged in food transportation operations.
Training certificates are required for these topics:
  • Responsibilities of the carrier under the final Sanitary Transportation rules
  • Awareness of potential food safety problems that may occur during food transportation
  • Basic sanitary transportation practices to address those potential problems
This training is REQUIRED for all food carrier personnel engaged in transportation operations upon hiring and as needed thereafter.

The new law was published on April 6, 1016, which mean there is little time left for perishable food carrier operations to develop and implement risk reducing preventive food handling, load and un-load, as well as make distribution and transportation process improvements.

Areas Covered in the Session:
  • Understand US FDA FSMA Law for the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Foods
  • Understand changes from the proposed FDA FSMA rules
  • Know the different requirements for shippers, carriers and receivers
  • Know who is exempted
  • Understand the FDA waiver requirements

Who Will Benefit: All Food Carrier Transportation Operations Personnel including
  • Drivers
  • Managers
  • Compliance personnel
  • buyers
  • Supervisors
  • Internal food safety team members
  • Maintenance Personnel
  • Loaders/Unloaders
  • Inspectors
  • Trainers
  • Food Shippers

Speaker Profile
Dr. John Ryan's quality system career has spanned the manufacturing, food, transportation and Internet industries over the past 30 years. He has worked and lived extensively throughout Asia and the U.S. at the corporate and facility levels for large and small companies as a turn-around specialist. His clients have included Seagate Technology, Read-Rite, Destron IDI, Intel, and GSS-Array. He has consulted, taught at the university graduate level, and is a retired quality assurance administrator from the Hawaii State Department of Agriculture. He holds a Ph.D. and has been involved in the quality profession for over 30 years on an international basis and in a variety of industries. He designed and piloted the United States first RFID enabled farm to retail traceability system in the nation while working with Motorola, Lowry Systems and other well-known industry companies. He has published over forty papers on quality systems and has recently published a book for Elsevier Press entitled "Guide to Food Safety and Quality During Transportation: Controls, Standards and Practices". He previously published "The Quality Team Concept in Total Quality Control" with the American Society for Quality. He began Ryan Systems over ten years ago.

Ryan Systems works with some of the world's leading equipment, hardware, software, training and integration companies in the business. We are closely connected with food safety and other audit activities and can begin an initial assessment of your capabilities and needs. Ryan Systems works with partners whose products have proven themselves to be positioned for future quality system needs.

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