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.
On January 15, 2019, the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations came into force, marking a significant milestone in food safety for Canada.
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.
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.
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.
Under the framework Responding to Today, Building for the Future, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency moves food safety forward.
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.
The most recent version of the ISO 22000 food safety management system has made some important changes of which you should be aware.
If your company distributes or sells food in California, then you need to know about Proposition 65.
What will the final regulation on the labeling of bioengineered food look like? Right now, it’s anybody’s guess.
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.
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 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.
The most critical Good Manufacturing Practice requirement for packaging materials is that they be suitably pure for their intended use.
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.