ACS – A Global Connection

All the ongoing news reports about foreign trade, tariffs, and the related political maneuverings in Washington and capital cities around the world have us thinking about trade, too.  That would be the international trade that comes right through out warehouse doors here at Adams Cold Storage in Auburndale.

It really is interesting to consider the variety and volume of Excerpt from Ag News

ACS – Prepared for Anything

Two months ago, the headline for this column for “The ACS Food Defense Plan”.  The focus was on the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and the act’s most recent shoe to drop – the element dealing with “malicious contamination” or “intentional adulteration” of food and how businesses in the food supply chain must defend that chain.

Interestingly, just five weeks after that column was published,

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The ACS Food Defense Plan

When signed into law by President Barak Obama on Jan. 4, 2011, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was so massive in scope and so broad and deep in its regulatory reach, it wasn’t practical or even possible to roll out all of its mandates at one time.  Instead, the timetable for review, implementation, and enforcement of thousands of new federal rules was established to happen in stages.

The latest FSMA element getting the attention of any business in the food supply chain