While FDA continues to use this standard for assessing the safety of food packaging materials, changes are taking place.
Rules for the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food still represent a significant and comprehensive change to how food will reach consumers.
The Menu Labeling Rule specifies that the nutritional information be displayed next to the name or price.
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.
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.
Inconsistent government regulations confound food safety issues surrounding sushi. Fish quality and rice acidification affect the safety of the popular Japanese cuisine.
The final FSMA regulations on preventive controls for human food are published—what does it mean for your company?
“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.
The internal audit is an essential element for the proper functioning of any food safety management system.
Learn how to take advantage of opportunities to enhance your traceability processes and respond to consumer demands for more transparency about the food they eat and its source.
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?
Food and supplement manufacturers and retailers selling products in California are frequent targets of Proposition 65 actions.
Many of the operators that want to get into producing foods incorporating marijuana are not experienced food processors.
All audit schemes require an initial certification and ongoing recertification, which includes annual site audits at a minimum.
What would a voluntary non-GMO labeling system mean for your company? The status of such legislation is discussed.
Will restricting FSMA’s regulations from reaching very small food businesses negatively impact food safety?
An in-depth summary of both sides of the raw milk debate. Organic enthusiasts love it, but government officials worldwide continue to enforce restrictions in the interest of public health.
Are you providing meaningful, regulation-compliant information on your food product labels?
Rapidly emerging use of whole-genome sequencing will provide a major improvement in our ability to define pathogen sources throughout the food chain.
The requirements specified for adhesives place more of the burden of regulatory compliance on the manufacturers of food packaging that contains adhesives and manufacturers of the finished food product.