Food Safety Magazine

COVID-19

April 3, 2020
2020 Food Contamination and Traceability Summit Postponed
2020 Food Contamination and Traceability Summit Postponed

The event will be held off until around April or May 2021.

April 1, 2020
United Fresh 2020 Going Virtual
United Fresh 2020 Going Virtual

Coming this June, United Fresh will launch a new virtual platform—United Fresh LIVE!

March 31, 2020
PMA, FDA, and USDA to Host Virtual Town Hall on COVID-19
PMA, FDA, and USDA to Host Virtual Town Hall on COVID-19

PMA expects to share updates, discuss challenges in real-time, share learnings and opportunities, and explore where efforts should be focused while looking toward the future.

 

March 31, 2020
Resource: Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Resource: Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Here is OSHA’s guidance regarding coronavirus (COVID-19).

March 31, 2020
IFT20 to Transition to Virtual Experience
IFT20 to Transition to Virtual Experience

IFT announces that its 2020 event will be virtual due to the current coronavirus pandemic.

March 31, 2020
COVID-19: Assessing the Impacts on the Food Industry
COVID-19: Assessing the Impacts on the Food Industry

In this Special Edition, Food Safety Matters spoke to two supply chain experts about COVID-19 and what it means for every level of the global food industry.

March 30, 2020
Resource: United Fresh
Resource: United Fresh

Here are resources regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) and food safety from United Fresh.

March 30, 2020
Resource: Food Standards Agency
Resource: Food Standards Agency

Here are resources regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) and food safety from FSA.

March 26, 2020
USDA FSIS Allows Temporary Labeling Flexibilities for Foodservice Products Going to Retail
USDA FSIS Allows Temporary Labeling Flexibilities for Foodservice Products Going to Retail

These situations apply to product that has already been produced. Product currently being produced is expected to meet all requirements.

March 25, 2020
Resource: Food Processing Suppliers Association
Resource: Food Processing Suppliers Association

Here are resources regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) and food safety from FPSA.

March 24, 2020
Resource: Food Marketing Institute
Resource: Food Marketing Institute

Here are resources regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) and food safety from the Food Marketing Institute.

March 24, 2020
Resource: Purdue University
Resource: Purdue University

Here are resources regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) and food safety from Purdue University’s College of Agriculture.

March 24, 2020
Resource: Consumer Brands Association
Resource: Consumer Brands Association

Here are resources regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) and food safety from CBA.

March 24, 2020
Resource: Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies
Resource: Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies

Here are resources regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) and food safety from PMMI.

March 24, 2020
Resource: University of California - Davis
Resource: University of California - Davis

Here are resources regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) and food safety from UC Davis’s College of Food Science and Technology.

March 23, 2020
Resource: Cornell University
Resource: Cornell University

Here are resources regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) and food safety from Cornell University.

March 23, 2020
Resource: California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement
Resource: California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement

These are resources regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) and food safety from the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement.

March 23, 2020
Resource: U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Resource: U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Here are resources regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) and food safety from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

March 23, 2020
Resource: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Resource: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Here are resources regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) and food safety from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

March 20, 2020
60 Groups Urge Government to Exempt Food, Beverage, and Consumer Packaged Goods Facilities from State and Local Gathering Bans and Curfews Prompted by Coronavirus
60 Groups Urge Government to Exempt Food, Beverage, and Consumer Packaged Goods Facilities from State and Local Gathering Bans and Curfews Prompted by Coronavirus

Some state and local officials have clearly exempted food, beverage, and consumer packaged goods manufacturing facilities, but others have not.

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