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The following list is a collection of all articles in the Regulatory category. To refine your list, select from the subcategories provided in the navigation bar and here for your convenience: Audits/Certification/GFSI, FDA, FSMA, Guidelines, HACCP, Inspection, International Standards/Harmonization, USDA

What Have We Learned about FSMA Implementation?
What Have We Learned  about FSMA  Implementation?

Food Safety Magazine convened an expert panel to address some of the more critical questions regarding the implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act.

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?

Updated Food Safety Training, Solution for Upcoming FSMA Challenges
Updated Food Safety Training, Solution for Upcoming FSMA Challenges

The demand for increasing awareness of Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) compliance has never been greater; with this demand comes an increasing requirement for training to facilitate a proper food safety management system.

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.

The Costs of Foodborne Illness, Product Recalls Make the Case for Food Safety Investments
The Costs of Foodborne Illness, Product Recalls Make the Case for Food Safety Investments

The partnership between FDA and the food industry is building a culture of food safety, not only in the United States but around the world as well.

Ensuring the Safety of Food Contact Materials: GMPs and Beyond
Ensuring the Safety of  Food Contact Materials:  GMPs and Beyond

The most critical Good Manufacturing Practice requirement for packaging materials is that they be suitably pure for their intended use.

The Foreign Supplier Verification Program: Boon or Bane?
The Foreign Supplier Verification Program: Boon or Bane?

The Foreign Supplier Verification Program makes importers responsible for ensuring the safety of food products they bring into the U.S. for distribution and sale for consumption by the public.

The Safe Food Transportation Rules: Safety with a Side of Flexibility
The Safe Food Transportation Rules: Safety with a Side of Flexibility

What are the practical effects of the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food rule on the shippers, loaders, carriers, and receivers involved in the transportation of human or animal food?  

The Arab Food Safety Initiative for Trade Facilitation
The Arab Food Safety Initiative for Trade Facilitation

While several countries in the Arab region have upgraded their food safety systems, both capacity and efficiency must be enhanced to ensure an adequate oversight and demonstrate compliance with food standards.

Preventing Foodborne Illness through Regulatory Compliance and Proper Pest Control
Preventing Foodborne Illness  through Regulatory Compliance and Proper Pest Control

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.

Incorporating Predictive Maintenance into Your Preventive Maintenance Program
Incorporating Predictive Maintenance into Your Preventive Maintenance Program

Preventive maintenance is one of the six basic prerequisite programs that benefits processors in more ways than just food safety.

Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Rapid Response Team: A Collaborative Response to Food Safety Emergencies
Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s  Rapid Response Team: A Collaborative Response to Food Safety Emergencies

Pennsylvania is committed to prevention and response to emergencies that jeopardize the safety and resiliency of the food, feed and agriculture industries.

 

Essentials of Hazard Analysis for Process Preventive Controls: Part 2
Essentials of Hazard Analysis for Process Preventive Controls: Part 2

Process preventive controls play an important role in a facility’s food safety plan since they are considered very critical for food safety.

 

How Should Packaging Be Addressed in Your Food Safety Program?
How Should Packaging Be Addressed in Your Food Safety Program?

Does packaging pose a risk, and how should it be addressed in your food safety management system?

Menu Labeling Finally Set to Go Live on May 7, But Congress Might Have Different Plans
Menu Labeling Finally Set to Go Live on May 7, But Congress Might Have Different Plans

Menu labeling has been a long time in coming, but it looks like another delay maybe pending.

“RBHAAPC,”” HACCP Plus,” “HARPC Minus” or “HACCPARBPCPHF”: What’s in a Name?
“RBHAAPC,”“HACCP Plus,” “HARPC Minus” or “HACCPARBPCPHF”: What’s in a Name?

Converting HACCP and HARPC into one food safety plan is easier than it sounds. This article helps you make sense of the alphabet soup of acronyms used in process control.

Warning: Temporary Prop 65 Safe Harbor for BPA Exposures from Canned and Bottled Foods and Beverages Has Expired
Warning: Temporary Prop 65 Safe Harbor for BPA Exposures from Canned and Bottled Foods and Beverages Has Expired

Here is what food and beverage manufacturers and sellers need to know about the expiration of the temporary Proposition 65 safe harbor warning for bisphenol A (BPA) exposure.

Medical Foods – Insights Into FDA’s Interpretation and Enforcement
Medical Foods – Insights Into FDA’s Interpretation and Enforcement

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) considers most products marketed as medical foods due to the misunderstanding of the food industry not to meet the definition of a medical food. What’s on your label?

 

GFSI’s Global Markets Program: Where We Are and Where We’re Going
GFSI’s Global Markets Program: Where We Are and Where We’re Going

The Sustainable Supplier Development Program operates as an inclusive development scheme that integrates food safety into business objectives and sustainability.

Risk/Hazard: Redefining Existing Practices
Risk/Hazard:  Redefining Existing Practices

It is useful to understand the background of the incorporation of risk analysis into food safety systems.

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