Food Safety Magazine


July 9, 2013
EFSA Finalizes New Guidance on Pesticides and Bees
July 4, 2013
Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Welcomes New Board Member

The GFSI Board is pleased to announce that Neil Marshall, Global Director, Quality & Food Safety, The Coca-Cola Company has been appointed to the Board.

July 1, 2013
FDA to Block Pomegranate Seeds from Turkey; Townsend Recall Expands
June 27, 2013
Food Micro, Eighth Edition: Microbiology Testing in the Global Food Industry

A new market research report from Strategic Consulting, Inc. tracks the volume, market value and varied methods of food safety testing conducted by food producers around the world. The report, “Food Micro, Eighth Edition: Microbiology Testing in the Global Food Industry” is based on detailed interviews with more than 450 food production facilities in North America, Europe and Asia, including China and India.

June 20, 2013
House Fails to Pass Its Own Farm Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives has failed to pass its version of the farm bill. Funding cuts for the food stamp program had proven to be a major point of contention.

June 26, 2013
Food Safety Testing Market Worth $14,030.2 Million By 2018

A recent food safety report analyzes the global food safety testing market with respect to global revenue and volume for food safety testing.

June 26, 2013
FDA Must Complete FSMA Rules by Mid-2015, Judge Says
June 26, 2013
Minnesota Health Officials Identify Illnesses Linked to Raw Milk
June 24, 2013
GLOBALG.A.P. Board Appoints New Chairman and Vice-Chairman
June 21, 2013
U.S. Senators Urge Inclusion of Food Safety in Smithfield Review
June 20, 2013
CFSAN to Establish Cooperative Agreement to Further Progress on Shell Egg Safety
June 20, 2013
FDA Wont Set Specific FSMA Deadlines Despite Court Order
June 18, 2013
Romer Labs' Union Missouri Laboratory Granted ISO Certification for Food Allergen Analysis

Romer Labs today announced that the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) recently granted Romer Labs' Union Missouri Laboratory an ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation for analysis of food allergens adding to their previous accreditation for mycotoxins analysis.

June 18, 2013
FSIS Proposes New Labeling Rules for Mechanically Tenderized Beef Products
June 18, 2013
Update on GE Wheat Found in Oregon

 A class action lawsuit was filed recently on behalf of Pacific Northwest wheat farmers and Center for Food Safety following the discovery of illegal genetically engineered (GE), glyphosate-resistant wheat plants.

June 18, 2013
Senate Farm Bill Benefits Specialty Crops

The Senate has passed the Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2013 which includes key specialty crop industry priorities that enhance the ability of producers to be competitive and meet the needs of American consumers.

June 18, 2013
IAFP Names Publix Super Markets as Black Pearl Award Recipient

The International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) selected Publix Super Markets as the 2013 recipient of the prestigious Black Pearl Award, which will be presented at IAFP’s Annual Meeting in Charlotte, NC in July.

June 14, 2013
Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Expands Presence in North America
June 14, 2013
House Advances Bill to Enhance Food Safety Funding
June 13, 2013
California Cantaloupe Producers Launch Food Safety Program
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