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U.S. and EU Approaches to Defining and Evaluating Impurities and NIAS in Food Contact Materials
U.S. and EU Approaches to Defining and Evaluating Impurities and NIAS in Food Contact Materials

As concerns about impurities in food contact materials have increased, existing regulatory requirements that impact such impurities are discussed. 

Hepatitis A Exposure among Foodservice Workers
Hepatitis A Exposure among  Foodservice Workers

A record hepatitis A outbreak in Kentucky has indicated that foodservice workers have been largely overlooked as an exposed group

Food Contamination Traceback Litigation: Naturally Occurring Pathogens
Food Contamination Traceback Litigation: Naturally Occurring Pathogens

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.

Improvement in Food Safety via Dubai Municipality’s “Happiness Inspection”
Improvement in Food Safety via Dubai Municipality’s “Happiness Inspection”

Food safety can be enhanced by less focus on fines and more focus on support and guidance.

Chemical Additives in Food Packaging Materials: Importance for Food Processors
Chemical Additives in Food Packaging Materials: Importance for Food Processors

This article provides relevant information related to the safety of food contact substances present in food packaging, including plastics, glass, and metal containers.

 

Pest Management in the Food Industry: How Far Have We Come?
Pest Management in the Food Industry: How Far Have We Come?

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.

Recent Support of Proposition 65 Exemption for Coffee Reinforces Need for Science-Based Nutrition Information
Recent Support of Proposition 65 Exemption for Coffee Reinforces Need for Science-Based Nutrition Information

More effort is needed to continue the dialogue, and the balancing act, between science-based nutrition and state-regulated consumer advocacy

More Guidance and More Questions: Initial Oversight of Animal Cell Culture Technology
More Guidance and More Questions: Initial Oversight of Animal Cell Culture Technology

Which federal agency will have the ultimate control over the regulation of cell culture-produced “meat” and “poultry” products? Time will tell.

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.

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