Food Safety Modernization Act Resources

shutterstock_295431182The U.S. FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) 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 of federal regulators from responding to contamination to preventing it.

The FDA’s Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food (STF) proposed rule would require those who transport food to use sanitary transportation practices to ensure the safety of food.

FSMA and STF continue to have a major impact on the cold chain industry. Over the past two years, the Global Cold Chain Alliance has developed a number of articles, white papers, and other resources to help the industry learn about FSMA and STF.

Resource Guides and White Papers

COLD FACTS Magazine Articles*




  • Refrigerated Transportation and FSMA – Learn why more loads are being rejected for minor temperature fluctuations. Featured speakers include Lakeside Foods QA Manager, Buddy Yantz and  Corey Rosenbusch, President and CEO of the Global Cold Chain Alliance. Original Air Date: November 11, 2014
  • Transportation Perspective on FSMA – Join transportation expert Dr. Patrick Brecht and GCCA’s Vice President of Government and Legal Affairs, Lowell Randel as they explore the STF. Original Air Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014
  • Warehouse Perspective on FSMA – Join GCCA Vice President of Government and Legal Affairs Lowell Randel for this webinar to learn how FSMA may impact your warehouse business. Original Air Date: Wednesday, May 21, 2014.

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