Food Safety Magazine convened an expert panel to address some of the more critical questions regarding the implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
The regulations of food contact packaging materials, or, as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration refers to them, “indirect food additives” are explored in detail. What do you need to know?
The partnership between FDA and the food industry is building a culture of food safety, not only in the United States but around the world as well.
The most critical Good Manufacturing Practice requirement for packaging materials is that they be suitably pure for their intended use.
Menu labeling has been a long time in coming, but it looks like another delay maybe pending.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) considers most products marketed as medical foods due to the misunderstanding of the food industry not to meet the definition of a medical food. What’s on your label?
The basic principles of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) have been recognized since the 1970s, and more formalized HACCP programs have been continually evolving since then.
Increased consumer interest in food safety and quality issues, combined with expanding regulatory initiatives, are increasing the importance of testing.
It’s time for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to reassess some additive clearances based on updated data.
Processors throughout the U.S. voice concerns about their sanitation programs under the Food Safety Modernization Act.
FDA recognized the importance of facilitating the development of industry training, and, in cooperation with the Illinois Institute of Technology’s Institute for Food Safety and Health, created the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance.
This article explains how color additives are regulated in the United States, how their safety is evaluated and how compliance with laws and regulations is ensured.
The Food Safety Modernization Act’s provisions on agricultural water require reevaluation.
Foreign material can be a difficult and costly issue in food manufacturing.
Although no one disputes FDA’s interpretation of the National Environmental Policy Act, an environmental issue has only once prevented a clearance for a food packaging material from proceeding.
Here we decipher the FSMA regulations as they apply to winemakers, brewers and distillers. Are you compliant?
Could silver offer an alternative antimicrobial food additive?
The responsibility for the regulation of a sanitizer used on a food item is based upon the intended use of the sanitizer and on the status of the food in question.
Food safety is ensured by developing, implementing, managing and improving processes used to produce safe food.
We look at whether the food industry is aligned with the FDA on FSMA.