The Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act of 1938 defines both food additives and food contact substances.
There are many benefits for both the equipment fabricator and processor when they participate in the development and use of standards of hygienic design principles.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has now provided guidance and endorsed training regarding compliance. The ball is now in the court of food facilities to comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
Will labeling of a genetically modified organism (GMO) on a food package really provide useful information?
Since the regulation of genetically modified organisms in food was first established in the early 1990s in major regions of the world, countries have gone through an evolution of their own rules over the years.
It is important for manufacturers of organic or clean-label products to select packaging that helps them deliver on brand promises of purity.
The call for supply chain transparency represents many opportunities for those seeking to evolve along with the consumer, and not only meet but even exceed their expectations.
The need for traceability in the seafood sector is now widely recognized. Major seafood import markets have introduced traceability components to their import regulations in recent years.
The regulation of genetically modified organisms in food has gone through an evolution of its own over the years.
What the term “natural” means on your food product label: What is your liability?
The new China Food Safety Law is expected to improve the quality of food products and instill public confidence in the Chinese food industry.
While FDA continues to use this standard for assessing the safety of food packaging materials, changes are taking place.
Rules for the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food still represent a significant and comprehensive change to how food will reach consumers.
The Menu Labeling Rule specifies that the nutritional information be displayed next to the name or price.
Food companies must be wary of a new focus by the U.S. Department of Justice on food-related cases as increases in the risks and costs of producing food are on the horizon.
The year 2015 was the first year that Food Safety Magazine embarked on a seemingly impossible feat—to track every single food product recall announced in the U.S. and Canada. Here's a look back at the year.
Inconsistent government regulations confound food safety issues surrounding sushi. Fish quality and rice acidification affect the safety of the popular Japanese cuisine.
The final FSMA regulations on preventive controls for human food are published—what does it mean for your company?
“Conditions of Use” describes the temperature and duration at which a material should be tested to simulate the manner in which the material is intended to be used.
The internal audit is an essential element for the proper functioning of any food safety management system.