AIM North America Selected to Provide Comments at FDA’s “New Era of Smarter Food Safety” Public Meeting
AIM North America board member Jeanne Duckett and senior staff members Mary Lou Bosco and Mike Allen, traveled to Washington DC on Monday October 21 to provide comments at the FDA Public Meeting “New Era of Smarter Food Safety.” This event kicked off an initiative that focuses on food traceability, digital technology, and evolving business models that will foster a culture of food safety. Download the association's comments here.
According to Deputy FDA Commissioner for Food Policy & Response Frank Yiannas, “Smarter food safety isn’t just a slogan or a tagline. It’s much more than that. Instead, it’s a new approach to food safety, a new mindset, one that recognizes and builds on the progress made in the past but incorporates the use of new technologies that are being used in society and business sectors all around us, such as blockchain, sensor technology, the Internet of Things, and Artificial Intelligence.”
“AIM North America was honored to have the opportunity to share our knowledge of how AIDC technology is a proven, reliable and cost-effective component in food supply chain transparency and visibility,” stated Mary Lou Bosco, COO, AIM North America.
AIM members Avery Dennison, FoodLogiQ, and GS1 US were also selected to provide comments.
The deadline to provide public comments ends November 20, 2019. Complete details on the FDA Request for Comments period on a New Era of Smarter Food Safety can be found at https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=FDA-2019-N-4187-0001.