EAS Consulting Group LLC, a leading provider of regulatory services to FDA-regulated industries, is poised to assist food firms by conducting FSMA Readiness Assessments to aide in preparing for the FDA's enforcement of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). FSMA, the most sweeping reform of our food safety laws in more than 70 years, was signed into law by President Obama on January 4, 2011. It aims to ensure the U.S. food supply is safe by shifting the focus from responding to contamination to preventing it.
FSMA require preventative controls at all levels, from the grower, supplier, manufacturer, distributor, importer and so on. It applies to produce grown on farms as well as the processing of foods for both human and animal consumption. EAS has a staff of former FDA investigators and industry food safety experts ready to provide tailored consulting services worldwide to meet client's needs in understanding the new requirements, evaluating their current compliance and developing plans to take proactive steps to fill gaps that may exist.
"The time to act is now," says Ed Steele, chairman and CEO of EAS. "Having a FSMA Readiness Assessment conducted now will enable firms to take the necessary steps to be fully prepared for FDA enforcement and enable them to strengthen their food safety controls. Our consultants are recognized and sought after experts in their fields and have spent their professional careers either working at FDA or working in industries regulated by the Agency. It is this first-hand experience and expertise that sets EAS apart from others."
Companies wishing to discuss their FSMA Readiness needs and how EAS can assist may contact EAS at 571.447.5500 or visit easconsultinggroup.com.