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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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William Smith   Fsis Asst Admin   Office Of Program Evaluation Enforcement And Review William Smith Fsis Asst Admin Office Of Program Evaluation Enforcement And Review Presentation Transcript

  • Traceability – Stage 2 y g William C. Smith, FSIS , Assistant Administrator Office of Program Evaluation, Enforcement and Review
  • FSIS Authority A th it It is essential in the public interest that the health and welfare of consumers be protected by assuring that p g products distributed are safe and not adulterated Statutes require firms to keep and make available full and correct transactional business records Regulations specify businesses and types of records required e g bills of sale bills of lading required, e.g., sale, lading, receiving and shipping papers 2
  • FSIS Investigation I ti ti Collect trace back/forward information Identify source of production Determine distribution of suspect p p product Locate or detain the product in commerce Collect product samples for lab analysis Coordinate throughout investigation FSIS program areas (OPEER, OFO, OPHS) Health partners (FDA CDC State Local) (FDA, CDC, State, Industry 3
  • Importance of Records I t fR d FSIS relies heavily on industry records, including retail records, to trace back products in foodborne illness & other food safety incidents Essential to quickly and effectively determine source product Records need uniformity and standardization, R d d if it d t d di ti with common data and consistency throughout the distribution chain to enable rapid and proper chain, identity and linkage of products and source 4
  • Key Records El K R d Elements t Product information (establishment or store) ( ) Date and time product was produced Exact name and type of product Quantity of product Q f Sell-by or Use-by date and/or production code of each lot of product Other information used to identify product Source (supplier) information Establishment # and lot specific coding for each source material used Cleaning/sanitizing, including date and time 5
  • Investigation Challenges I ti ti Ch ll Time it takes to review multiple records to find relevant product-specific information Increased time to indentify product Inability to trace to the source Inability to identify and remove all potentially adulterated products in commerce 6
  • Recent I R t Investigations ti ti Impeded by inadequate records In 2007–2008, FSIS-OPHS investigated 16 cases of foodborne illness implicating raw ground beef products manufactured at retail Of the 16, only 9 retail operations kept production logs sufficient for trace back 7
  • Successes Encountered S E t d Adequate recordkeeping system allowed rapid linking of specific lots to contaminated product Limited public health impact due to rapid tracing to identify and remove contaminated product Provided accurate information to consumers 8
  • Lessons Learned L L d Emphasized importance of efficient and effective product tracing systems and key elements needed on all records Need to work with FDA, CDC, State, and Local partners to obtain and share information quickly Work with manufacturers, distributors, retailers, importers, and restaurants to efficiently and effectively identify product remove it from product, commerce, and prevent further distribution 9