The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Board of Directors announced that the CanadaGAP Scheme Version 6 Options B and C and Program Management Manual Version 3 have been successfully re-benchmarked by GFSI and have achieved recognition against the GFSI Guidance Document Sixth Edition.
Japan has eased some of its restrictions on U.S. beef, so exports to the Asian nation may grow. Since February 1, 2013, Japan is allowing U.S. beef shipments to come from cattle as old as 30 months, which is a widely used standard
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has partnered with the Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN) to offer a training module for aquaculture producers to aid in compliance with FDA regulations for seafood imports.
The Guelph Food Technology Centre has merged with NSF International, benefitting current members and clients with a broad array of NSF food safety training, auditing and certification services.