Preparing for the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)

Compliance requirements for the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) are a concern for food and beverage companies of all sizes. Even after compliance, companies must remain vigilant about their exposure to recalls and other operational risks. 

IPM experts have authored the following articles to help food and beverage companies address FSMA compliance requirements:

Performing quality check and using clipboard to log resultsArticle: Using CAPA to Comply with FSMA Can Improve Safety + Profits

Corrective and preventative actions (CAPA) are designed to address product quality issues, manufacturability problems, and customer complaints. Assessing risk at each step of the CAPA process helps decision makers take practical measures to more quickly resolve issues. Read the article.


Woman performing quality check and logging results on a clipboardArticle: Don’t Get Flattened by the FSMA Steamroller

Quality control experts may know what is needed for FSMA compliance, but may not be getting the internal support to make changes and meet deadlines. Learn what food and beverage companies can do to kick the process into gear. Read the article in Food Safety Magazine’s Signature Series.


Man performing quality check and looking at machineArticle: FSMA Compliance Tips from the Life Sciences Industry

Food and beverage companies can learn a lot about compliance from the life science industry, where tight regulations have been in place for years. IPM’s Scott Grzesiak and Charles Manno outline the basic steps companies can take to get started. Read the article on the Food Quality and Safety website


Factory conveyor beltCase Study: Ensuring FSMA Compliance at a Major Food Company

Even the most efficient companies can be overwhelmed by tight deadlines on sweeping new federal regulations. Discover how IPM helped a leader in the ready-to-eat cereal market not only comply with FSMA, but prepare itself to meet future regulatory challenges. Read the case study.