New Cleaning Methods for Trailers Used in Food Transport

New Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules regarding food product traceability are now in effect, and their implementation is significantly impacting the maintenance and maintenance management food transport fleets.

The problem of foodborne illness is considerable. Every year, 1 out of 6 people in the United States — 48 million people — suffer from foodborne illnesses; more than a hundred thousand are hospitalized, and thousands die, according to FDA.

FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is designed to help regulators better protect public health through new enforcement authorities, improved food safety standards, and better response mechanisms. For the first time, FDA has a legislative mandate to require comprehensive, prevention-based controls across the food supply. The Administration now holds food companies accountable for preventing contamination or adulteration of food — from where the product is raised or made all the way through to its final destination.

In response to FSMA, industry has had to revisit long-held methods and practices, especially when it comes to cleaning the interiors of trailers used in food transport. Attend this session and learn how your operation should modernize its approach to trailer interior cleaning or run the risk of being found in non-compliance with this new food safety law.

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