Today, 15 percent of America’s food supply is imported from other countries, including 80 percent of seafood and 50 percent of fresh fruit. An increasing amount of that food is coming from China, a country with a food safety track record that leaves many American consumers uneasy.
More than 26,000 people have signed a petition on Care2.com urging coffee giant Starbucks to cut ties with organizations that oppose labeling for genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
Global public health organization NSF International has acquired Knight International Inspectorate.
CRB has helped a Mars Chocolate North America manufacturing facility in Topeka, KS to earn their LEED® Gold certification.
New rules agreed upon this week by the European Parliament now allow individual governments to restrict or ban growing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) on their own territory––even if it is allowed by the European Union (EU).
The global food safety testing market is expected to grow to $13.6 billion within the next 5 years, according to Global Markets and Technologies for Food Safety Testing, a new report by BCC Research.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today that new leadership will be in place come January 2015.
Oklahoma State University (OSU) is on the way toward finalizing a food safety program that will benefit both students and the global food industry at large.
Recent data from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reveals that there’s much room for improvement in the way both organizations monitor pesticide residue violations.
The comment period on a proposed supplemental rule that goes with the Food Safety Modernization Act will end on December 14th.
On November 19th, the Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) will sponsor an interactive discussion session outlining the requirements of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) proposed produce safety rule appearing in the congressional mandates in the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act.
A potato genetically engineered to reduce the amounts of a potentially harmful ingredient in French fries and potato chips has been approved for commercial planting, the Department of Agriculture announced on Friday.
Larry Keener, president and CEO of International Product Safety Consultants and longtime member of the FSM Editorial Advisory Board, has been nominated as a candidate for leadership of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Board of Directors for 2015.
Alchemy Systems has just announced the release of the highly anticipated online course, SafeMark™ Food Safety Manager: Certification Training for Retail Food Stores.
Pamela G. Bailey, president and CEO of the Grocery Manufacturers Association, issued a statement earlier this week in response to the election results of the GMO labeling ballot initiatives in Colorado and Oregon.
The FDA has developed an online learning module to help the seafood industry, retailers, and state regulators ensure the proper labeling of seafood products offered for sale in the U.S. marketplace.
The global public health organization NSF International has partnered with leaders from major retailers, mass merchandisers, drugstore chains, club stores and manufacturers to create the Global Retailer and Manufacturer Alliance.
Strategic Consulting, Inc., an information resource for industrial diagnostics companies, has published a comprehensive new market report on microbiology testing in the global industrial market.
The International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) is now accepting nominations for their 2015 Association Awards.
Arylessence, Inc., a creator and manufacturer of flavors and fragrances, announced today that it has achieved SQF Level 2 certification by the Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI), the globally recognized authority on food safety and quality.