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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.