NASA created the HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points), which is a global standard developed as part of Codex Alimentarius to improve upon and synchronize international food standards, guidelines, and codes of practice to protect the health of consumers.
The IQPC GDP & Temperature Management Logistics Global Forum sure was a busy show this year. I must admit from the DeltaTrak perspective, that we had very high level of traffic to our booth.
Do you have an up-to-date food safety plan? How secure are your sanitary transportation operations? Are your standards and procedures on par with the sanitary cold chain market? Do you have an HACCP plan in place already? If you were approached for an audit, would you pass an FDA inspection and be able to show officials your records dating back at least two years?
Ease of mind is what you want when you transport a large quantity of consumable product. Trust is what you need in the solutions that are monitoring your various perishable commodities, especially once they leave your domain. DeltaTrak’s reliable temperature monitoring solutions are made specifically for all points in the cold chain process.
With the fairly recent DQSA (Drug Quality and Security Act), plus new regulations in China for GSP, and the EU for GDP, plus rumors that Japan will be adopting the EU GDP guidelines, it seems that global regulations are becoming harmonized. These regulations are based upon quality, risk mitigation, and the measures taken to prevent adulteration or the counterfeiting of drugs.
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