The internal audit is an essential element for the proper functioning of any food safety management system.
Learn how to take advantage of opportunities to enhance your traceability processes and respond to consumer demands for more transparency about the food they eat and its source.
All professionals responsible for any food manufacturing operation must ensure the label lists any allergen found in a product. Do you know the regulations that affect your brand?
Food and supplement manufacturers and retailers selling products in California are frequent targets of Proposition 65 actions.
Many of the operators that want to get into producing foods incorporating marijuana are not experienced food processors.
All audit schemes require an initial certification and ongoing recertification, which includes annual site audits at a minimum.
What would a voluntary non-GMO labeling system mean for your company? The status of such legislation is discussed.
Will restricting FSMA’s regulations from reaching very small food businesses negatively impact food safety?
An in-depth summary of both sides of the raw milk debate. Organic enthusiasts love it, but government officials worldwide continue to enforce restrictions in the interest of public health.
Are you providing meaningful, regulation-compliant information on your food product labels?
Rapidly emerging use of whole-genome sequencing will provide a major improvement in our ability to define pathogen sources throughout the food chain.
The requirements specified for adhesives place more of the burden of regulatory compliance on the manufacturers of food packaging that contains adhesives and manufacturers of the finished food product.
A major change to the way data are shared in the food industry is just 1 year away. What do you need to know?
Does you company have a plan for how to label genetically engineered foods sold in Vermont? See how this ruling will affect how you manage food labeling in the Green Mountain state
In reviewing the various options available for formal clearance of a new food contact substance through U.S. Food and Drug Administration, each of the available mechanisms depends on a measure of the dietary exposure of the food contact substance.
Will congressional bills addressing consolidation of food safety enforcement in a single federal agency and a national standard for labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) get enough bipartisan support to pass? You decide.
Canada’s food safety system is complex but effective because of ongoing progress in regulatory standards.
The Codex Alimentarius Commission develops international food safety and nutrition standards in addition to quality standards, guidelines and codes of practice.
Research shows that a growing number of consumers are open to accepting genetic modification (GM) of foods if the technology used during production results in certain benefits.
Why is traceability suddenly so important? It depends on who you talk to—public health, business, supply chain, consumers—all are key stakeholders in food traceability.