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Presentation regarding Produce Traceability as presented to FDA & FSIS on December 9 & 10, 2009 in Washington, D.C.

Presentation regarding Produce Traceability as presented to FDA & FSIS on December 9 & 10, 2009 in Washington, D.C.

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    • The Plant’s Perspective • Who Found the Recall Trigger and the Type of Event • Challenges Faced g • Lessons Learned • No illnesses involved Mark Schad, Smart Food Safety
    • The plant positive was part of L.mono Food Contact  Surface (FCS)Testing Program when packaging Surface (FCS)Testing Program when packaging At the time, the plant felt no obligation to tell the  inspector Product was on the market for 7‐8 weeks prior to  determining if the plant need to voluntarily recall  product d Proper Lot Identification helps to limit scope of the  recall Relationship between the plant and inspection needs to  one where they work together y g Mark Schad, Smart Food Safety
    • p g FSIS product testing  a dda ou a y Plant did a voluntarily  program – positive for  recall working with FSIS  L.mono and Risk Management Plant immediately went  Pl t i di t l t Plant updated all  into a testing mode both  sanitation programs and  Food Contact Surfaces and  changed the anti‐ changed the anti Environmental microbial protocol Sanitation documentation  was insufficient  was insufficient implicating all product  processed in that room for  that day Mark Schad, Smart Food Safety
    • y pp y p Plant was notified by a supplier they had a positive for E.coli  0157:H7 and the supplier was doing a recall (notified  Saturday morning) Plant immediately determined how much was sold after a  Pl t i di t l d t i dh h ld ft final grind for a single customer and how much was sold as a  pass‐through to other customers Plant accounted for all product, eliminating the Plant from  having to do a recall Plant has stopped doing a regrind and sells ground beef only  Pl h dd i i d d ll db f l as a pass‐through Mark Schad, Smart Food Safety
    • o e a eca gge as ou d bo by S S a d Potential Recall Trigger was found both by FSIS and  Plants Challenges included lot issues, documentation,  timeframes and industry/FSIS partnerships Industry must recognize that “traceforward” begins  when any component enters their plant h t t th i l t Industry must document the components use and  processing, as well as, who received the product processing as well as who received the product Timely communications and positive relationships  between Industry and FSIS is a key to effective results y y Mark Schad, Smart Food Safety