The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Board of Directors has announced that the Global Red Meat Standard, Fourth Edition, Version 4.1, has been successfully re-benchmarked and has achieved recognition against the GFSI Guidance Document, Sixth Edition.
After more than 4 years, a 76-count indictment was filed against four former officials of the Peanut Corporation of America for selling Salmonella-contaminated peanut butter products blamed for a nationwide Salmonella outbreak in 2009 that killed 9 people and sickened more than 700.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has announced the launch of a major initiative designed to facilitate access to data, enhancing transparency in risk assessment. The program will consider how best and to what extent technical data used in risk assessments can be made available to the broader scientific community and interested parties.
The domestic cantaloupe industry will experience increased food safety inspections and product sampling from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, according to a letter from the agency to the industry released on February 25.
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.