In the food packaging industry, focusing efforts on promoting recycling would seem to be a more effective solution.
A Cannabis edibles panel identifies industry best practices and challenges as this growing market moves forward.
Adulteration of fruit juice is a widespread problem that can be addressed using the Code of Practice developed by the European Fruit Juice Association.
High hydrostatic pressure in combination with heat, involving either an acidified or low-acid food that is intended for ambient distribution, must involve the expert services of a processing authority.
What is next for meat and poultry in the wake of this filing and if regulatory changes are forthcoming?
Understanding the applicability of the Food Safety Modernization Act to the dietary supplement industry is another confusing and challenging regulatory issue for an industry still struggling with Current Good Manufacturing Practices.
Given the potentially fatal consequences of an undeclared allergen, relying on food labels to ensure the safety of allergic consumers may not seem sufficiently protective.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration-funded state-level Rapid Response Teams help integrate disparate agencies and players into a system-based approach to food safety.
What effect the new U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s labeling regulations and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)’d disclosure rules will have on the food industry.
The Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) rule was created to address the food safety hazards posed by imported foods.
Transitioning from the 2005 to 2018 versions of ISO 22000 doesn’t need to be confusing; help is available.
A closer look at how the Safe Food for Canadians Act stacks up against the Food Safety Modernization Act.
As concerns about impurities in food contact materials have increased, existing regulatory requirements that impact such impurities are discussed.
A record hepatitis A outbreak in Kentucky has indicated that foodservice workers have been largely overlooked as an exposed group
While some foods have naturally occurring pathogens, the fact that human consumption can lead to illness does not transform them into “defective food” in the eyes of the law.
Food safety can be enhanced by less focus on fines and more focus on support and guidance.
This article provides relevant information related to the safety of food contact substances present in food packaging, including plastics, glass, and metal containers.
Guidelines for pesticide labels became more restrictive and inclusive as to methods of application, area of treatment, target pests, quantity used, storage practices, and personal and product safety.
More effort is needed to continue the dialogue, and the balancing act, between science-based nutrition and state-regulated consumer advocacy
Which federal agency will have the ultimate control over the regulation of cell culture-produced “meat” and “poultry” products? Time will tell.