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Meeting the Challenges of the Food Safety Modernization Act

Intensified regulations and a greater focus on preventing contamination has created challenges for Wisconsin food and beverage manufacturers.

The Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership is here to help.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Food Safety Modernization Act, the most sweeping reform of our food safety laws in more than 70 years, was signed into law by then-President Obama in January 2011. It aims to ensure the U.S. food supply is safe by shifting the focus from responding to contamination to outright preventing it. 

The law provides the FDA with new enforcement power designed to achieve higher rates of compliance with prevention- and risk-based food safety standards and to better respond to and contain problems when they do occur. 

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2017 Wisconsin Innovation Awards

  Manufacturers in the Spotlight: An Innovative Opportunity We know that manufacturers around Wisconsin are solving problems and innovating every day. Now we have the opportunity to highlight that work to an even bigger audience at the Wisconsin Innovation Awards. […]

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Manufacturing Matters! 2017 Draws Enthusiastic Crowd

The Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership’s annual Manufacturing Matters! conference attracted a capacity crowd of about 450 people to the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Milwaukee on Feb. 23. Michael Stull, Senior Vice President of Manpower North America, delivered a captivating […]

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Carol Crawford

Manufacturing Specialist  [email protected] Carol serves as a Manufacturing Specialist in the South Region and has vast manufacturing experience in various positions with both small and large companies. “I long admired the WMEP as a locally impactful, mission-driven organization that helps […]

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Eric Decker

Business Development Leader  [email protected] Eric is Business Development Leader for a region that includes Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Washington, Sheboygan, Fond du Lac and Dodge counties. “The organization’s mission to help improve and strengthen Wisconsin’s manufacturers aligns very closely with my own,” […]

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AWS Specialist Training Program

When: March 30, 2017 all-day
Where: Global Water Center, 247 W Freshwater Way, Milwaukee, WI 53204, USA

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES: The AWS Specialist Training Program will: – Equip specialist service providers with a deeper knowledge of the application of the water stewardship system to water using sites; – Provide potential specialist service providers with an understanding of the[…]

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Advanced Training in the AWS Standard

When: March 29, 2017 all-day
Where: Global Water Center, 247 W Freshwater Way, Milwaukee, WI 53204, USA

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES: Advanced Training in the AWS Standard will enable participants to: – Achieve a deeper knowledge of the Standard’s criteria and indicators and how they are applied at a site, within supply chains and at the watershed level; –[…]

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Foundation of Water Stewardship

When: March 28, 2017 all-day
Where: Global Water Center, 247 W Freshwater Way, Milwaukee, WI 53204, USA

A FRAMEWORK FOR ADDRESSING WATER RELATED RISKS AT SITES AND WITHIN SUPPLY CHAINS PROGRAM OBJECTIVES: The Foundations of Water Stewardship course will enable participants to: – Understand how water stewardship can contribute to their organisation’s goals; – Gain a thorough[…]

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Manufacturing Matters 2017 Presentations

          Thank you for attending Manufacturing Matters! Links to presentations provided by speakers for distribution are below and are also available on the conference app. Or you can also use the following link to go to the […]

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Meeting Customer Sustainability Expectations

Original equipment manufacturers, distributors and large retailers alike are keeping a watchful eye on the sustainability practices of their suppliers. Supply chain sustainability is becoming an increasingly important factor for small and mid-size manufacturers, said Mark McDermid, senior manufacturing specialist […]

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