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The Safe Food for Canadians Regulations: What This Means for the Food Industry
The Safe Food for Canadians Regulations: What This Means for the Food Industry

On January 15, 2019, the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations came into force, marking a significant milestone in food safety for Canada.

Plastic Packaging in a Circular Economy
Plastic Packaging in a  Circular Economy

The European Union (and others—including policy makers, companies, and organizations—have recently announced goals to reduce or eliminate the amount of plastic packaging sent to landfills.

Adding Cannabidiol to the Menu
Adding Cannabidiol to the Menu

While the hemp-derived cannabidiol market presents a substantial growth opportunity for food, beverage, and dietary supplement companies, there is much you need to know.

ISO 22000: Tips and Updates, Part 3
ISO 22000: Tips and Updates, Part 3

This is the last of the series on the new ISO 22000:2018. Here are the main changes in clauses 8–10 of the standard.

The Safe Food for Canadians Regulations: Advancing Food Safety
The Safe Food for Canadians Regulations: Advancing Food Safety

Under the framework Responding to Today, Building for the Future, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency moves food safety forward.

ISO 22000: Tips and Updates, Part 2
ISO 22000: Tips and Updates, Part 2

As food safety management systems are excellent tools to guarantee food safety, it is critical to be aware of the latest updates to ISO 22000.

Updates for ISO 22000: What You Should Know
Updates for ISO 22000: What You Should Know

The most recent version of the ISO 22000 food safety management system has made some important changes of which you should be aware.

Are Your Food Products in Compliance with the New Prop 65 Requirements?
Are Your Food Products in Compliance with the New Prop 65 Requirements?

If your company distributes or sells food in California, then you need to know about Proposition 65.

 

Where Do We Stand on the Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard?
Where Do We Stand on the Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard?

What will the final regulation on the labeling of bioengineered food look like? Right now, it’s anybody’s guess.

DRIVE-Safe Act Can Help Keep Food Moving across America’s Highways,Safely
DRIVE-Safe Act Can Help Keep Food Moving across America’s Highways,Safely

Each day, the foodservice distribution industry delivers food and supplies to over one million professional kitchens across the country. Learn how the DRIVE-Safe Act will improve safety for all involved in food distribution.

 

Wrapping Food Packaging Law into Bite-Size Pieces
Wrapping Food Packaging Law into Bite-Size Pieces

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?

NEHA’s Certified in Comprehensive Food Safety Credential and Review Course
NEHA’s Certified in Comprehensive Food Safety Credential and Review Course

The Certified in Comprehensive Food Safety credential is for those who oversee the global human food supply chain and provides a pathway for training resources focused on preventing food safety breaches at production and manufacturing facilities in the U.S. and abroad.

Ensuring the Safety of Food Contact Materials: GMPs and Beyond
Ensuring the Safety of  Food Contact Materials:  GMPs and Beyond

The most critical Good Manufacturing Practice requirement for packaging materials is that they be suitably pure for their intended use.

Preventing Foodborne Illness through Regulatory Compliance and Proper Pest Control
Preventing Foodborne Illness  through Regulatory Compliance and Proper Pest Control

Food production facilities, grocery retail locations and restaurants are at risk for attracting pests, as they have the ideal conditions for pests to thrive: food, water and shelter.

Essentials of Hazard Analysis for Process Preventive Controls: Part 2
Essentials of Hazard Analysis for Process Preventive Controls: Part 2

Process preventive controls play an important role in a facility’s food safety plan since they are considered very critical for food safety.

 

Menu Labeling Finally Set to Go Live on May 7, But Congress Might Have Different Plans
Menu Labeling Finally Set to Go Live on May 7, But Congress Might Have Different Plans

Menu labeling has been a long time in coming, but it looks like another delay maybe pending.

“RBHAAPC,”” HACCP Plus,” “HARPC Minus” or “HACCPARBPCPHF”: What’s in a Name?
“RBHAAPC,”“HACCP Plus,” “HARPC Minus” or “HACCPARBPCPHF”: What’s in a Name?

Converting HACCP and HARPC into one food safety plan is easier than it sounds. This article helps you make sense of the alphabet soup of acronyms used in process control.

Warning: Temporary Prop 65 Safe Harbor for BPA Exposures from Canned and Bottled Foods and Beverages Has Expired
Warning: Temporary Prop 65 Safe Harbor for BPA Exposures from Canned and Bottled Foods and Beverages Has Expired

Here is what food and beverage manufacturers and sellers need to know about the expiration of the temporary Proposition 65 safe harbor warning for bisphenol A (BPA) exposure.

Medical Foods – Insights Into FDA’s Interpretation and Enforcement
Medical Foods – Insights Into FDA’s Interpretation and Enforcement

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?

 

Risk/Hazard: Redefining Existing Practices
Risk/Hazard:  Redefining Existing Practices

It is useful to understand the background of the incorporation of risk analysis into food safety systems.

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