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Increased Criminal Prosecutions: An Additional Cost of Doing Business
Increased Criminal Prosecutions: An Additional Cost of Doing Business

Food companies must be wary of a new focus by the U.S. Department of Justice on food-related cases as increases in the risks and costs of producing food are on the horizon.

Natural or Unnatural—That Is the Lingering Question
Natural or Unnatural—That Is the Lingering Question

“Natural” does not necessarily mean “safe;” but what does this word really mean in terms of food safety?

Insuring the Safety of Foreign Foods
Insuring the Safety of Foreign Foods

Taking a closer look at the Foreign Supplier Verification Program: Are you affected by the latest regulations?

What Exactly Is Meant by FDA’s Qualified Individual?
What Exactly Is Meant by FDA’s Qualified Individual?

Learn how the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) defines a “qualified individual” and what it means for you.

A Look at GMPs: How FSMA Will Change Expectations
A Look at GMPs: How FSMA Will Change Expectations

The Food Safety Modernization Act will modernize current Good Manufacturing Practices regarding manufacturing, processing, packaging and holding of human foods.

A Look Back at 2015 Food Recalls
A Look Back at 2015 Food Recalls

The year 2015 was the first year that Food Safety Magazine embarked on a seemingly impossible feat—to track every single food product recall announced in the U.S. and Canada. Here's a look back at the year.

FSMA Update: Importing Food under the Foreign Supplier Verification Program
FSMA Update: Importing Food under the Foreign Supplier Verification Program

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) rules extend beyond the borders of the United States. How does the Foreign Supplier Verification Program impact your company?

How Food Companies Can Modify Their Existing HACCP Plans into an All-Encompassing Food Safety Plan
How Food Companies Can Modify Their Existing HACCP Plans into an All-Encompassing Food Safety Plan

 HARPC is similar to HACCP in that it points out a need for control when there is a significant hazard.

HACCP Issues and Impacts
HACCP Issues and Impacts

Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) was originally developed based on several key program types.

Crisis Management: Protecting Your Brand against Adverse FDA Publicity
Crisis Management: Protecting Your Brand against Adverse FDA Publicity

Do you know how to safeguard your company from being blindsided by public warnings issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about your product? Preparation is the key.

Time for Change from Head to Toe: Animal Food Safety Regs Are Final
Time for Change from Head to Toe: Animal Food Safety Regs Are Final

The final FSMA regulations on preventive controls for animal food are published—what does it mean for your company?

FDA and Salt in the American Diet: An Ongoing Saga
FDA and Salt in the American Diet: An Ongoing Saga

Will salt lose its GRAS status? Only time and a lawsuit outcome will tell.

Understanding the Differences between Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessment
Understanding the Differences between Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessment

Hazard Analysis and risk assessment are not the same; should they be kept separate?

Ready, Set, Go—The Food Safety Regs Are Final!
Ready, Set, Go—The Food Safety Regs Are Final!

The final FSMA regulations on preventive controls for human food are published—what does it mean for your company?

FDA’s Multiple “Conditions of Use”
FDA’s Multiple  “Conditions of Use”

“Conditions of Use” describes the temperature and duration at which a material should be tested to simulate the manner in which the material is intended to be used.

Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls (HARPC): The New GMP for Food Manufacturing
Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls (HARPC): The New GMP for Food Manufacturing

FSMA implementation will be the largest change in the food industry that has ever been implemented and enforced by FDA.

FSMA: The Recipe for Food Safety Success
FSMA: The Recipe for Food Safety Success

The final version of the complex regulations that form FSMA’s core have been long in the making. What must your company do now?

Final Food Safety Regulations Are Here
Final Food Safety Regulations Are Here

The first two final preventive control rules were recently passed and published to the Federal Register.

 

 

Staying One Step Ahead of Food Fraudsters
Staying One Step Ahead of Food Fraudsters

Food companies must know with whom they and their direct supply partners are dealing. Good business practices require this. Know how to protect your brand and reputation.

Labeling of Allergens: Regulations and Best Practices that Protect the Consumer
Labeling of Allergens: Regulations and Best Practices that Protect the Consumer

All professionals responsible for any food manufacturing operation must ensure the label lists any allergen found in a product. Do you know the regulations that affect your brand?

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