FDA attempts to secure the border for food importers around the world: A look at the Foreign Supplier Verification Program.
The use of recycled materials in food packaging applications is governed by the same principles that apply to all food packaging.
Summary: Canada’s historic meat recall provides lessons on the importance of a food safety culture for all those along the food supply chain.
The bottom line is that the internal audit program like ISO 22000 is a systems approach to verifying that procedures are being followed as documented.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) can refuse admission of articles to U.S. that appear to be in violation of FDA regulations and may automatically place a company on an Import Alert involving Detention without Physical Examination. Read more for how to navigate this process.
Minimizing packaging waste must be done in a way that maintains the safety and hygiene of the food to keep it safe.
Globalization of the food supply brings incredible growth opportunities, but the accompanying challenges cannot be ignored. Traceability throughout a complex supply chain has resulted in much greater risk exposure and potential liability for food manufacturers.
ISO 22000 is a nonprescriptive standard that provides both opportunities and challenges to organizations that desire to implement the requirements.
An update of ISO 22000 and how it integrates into existing food safety management schemes are presented.
It is critical for suppliers and manufacturers to reshape, reinvent and reimagine their approach to ensuring the safety of food ingredients.
Although date labeling of food has a long history, it has become more visible in the past few years as attention to and concern about food loss and waste have heightened.
A key area of focus for the food industry today is functional beverages—the fastest-growing sector of the functional food market.
To determine whether a food package can be legally marketed around the globe, one must consider many factors related to the packaging of the food item.
Food safety policy of the European Commission is aimed at ensuring high levels of consumer interest and health protection.
This article offers a view of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) from countries exporting into the U.S. and what is required to move forward.
Part II of a series exploring the cultural and technical food production issues faced by developing countries.
The value of Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (HACCP) has been acknowledged by food regulators around the world as many nations have mandated such systems for certain types of foods produced within or shipped to their country.
Since its establishment in April 2000, the UK Food Standards Agency has managed more than 12,000 food safety incidents of varying scale and complexity.
A key discipline for further reducing foodborne illness and strengthening food safety systems is risk analysis.
Growing global food trade has complicated processing strategies as food companies struggle to cost-effectively accommodate the food safety regulations of every destination country.