Food Safety Magazine


March 6, 2013
Sequester to Slice Deep Into Meat Inspection
March 13, 2013
FDA Reopens Comment Period on Food Facilities
March 19, 2013
GFSI recognizes FSSC 22000

The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Board of Directors has announced that the FSSC 22000 scheme has been successfully re-benchmarked by GFSI and has achieved recognition against the GFSI Guidance Document Sixth Edition.

March 19, 2013
NSF International to Help Retailers Build a Culture of Food Safety

NSF International, using their new technology and science-based approaches, will create supply chain food safety management systems and training programs that can be scaled to fit a global retailer’s operations worldwide.

March 19, 2013
Comment Period Extended for Escherichia coli (STEC) Survey

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service has announced that it has extended the opportunity for comment on the draft Shiga toxin-producing <i>E. coli</i> (STEC) Survey questions. The new deadline to receive comments is March 25.

March 21, 2013
Senate Approves Bill to Avert USDA Meat-Inspector Furloughs
March 22, 2013
Congress Passes Bill to Avert Meat Inspector Furloughs
March 26, 2013
Public Meeting to Address Agenda Items for Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues
March 27, 2013
According to CPSI Reports of Foodborne-Illness Outbreaks Decline by 40%
March 27, 2013
FAQ on Preventive Controls and Produce Safety Rules Are Now Available
April 1, 2013
FSA Supports Food Allergy Project
April 1, 2013
Beef Testing Under Scrutiny
April 2, 2013
New and Revised Standards for FCC

To help ensure the quality of popular food ingredients increasingly being incorporated into products sold worldwide, standards for omega 3-rich krill oil and natural, low-calorie stevia sweeteners are among the latest proposed revisions to the Food Chemicals Codex (FCC).

April 2, 2013
BPA: EFSA To Publicly Consult on Draft Opinion

Continuing its commitment to transparency and openness, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) will launch a public consultation in July 2013 on its draft scientific opinion on the possible risks to public health of bisphenol A (BPA), a substance used in food contact materials.

April 2, 2013
Montana House OKs Raw Milk Bill

A bill allowing small farms to sell raw, unpasteurized milk directly to consumers has been approved by a Montana House committee, sending it to the full House for debate. Read more on this controversial issue.

April 4, 2013
EFSA Reaches Conclusions on Mechanically Separated Meat
April 4, 2013
Food Safety Training Initiatives on a Global Scale: Results of a Worldwide Study
April 9, 2013
H7N9 Bird Flu Death Toll Rises to 8
April 15, 2013
Thermo Fisher Scientific to Acquire Life Technologies Corporation
April 15, 2013
FDA Requests $4.7 Billion to Ensure Food Safety
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