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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

FSMA: The Recipe for Food Safety Success
FSMA: The Recipe for Food Safety Success

The final version of the complex regulations that form FSMA’s core have been long in the making. What must your company do now?

How Supply Chain Visibility Boosts Consumer Confidence
How Supply Chain Visibility Boosts Consumer Confidence

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. 

Final Food Safety Regulations Are Here
Final Food Safety Regulations Are Here

The first two final preventive control rules were recently passed and published to the Federal Register.

 

 

Innovative Solutions for Food Safety Compliance
Innovative Solutions for Food Safety Compliance

From consumer packaged goods to original equipment manufacturers, ensuring food safety is a constant challenge.

Staying One Step Ahead of Food Fraudsters
Staying One Step Ahead of Food Fraudsters

Food companies must know with whom they and their direct supply partners are dealing. Good business practices require this. Know how to protect your brand and reputation.

Labeling of Allergens: Regulations and Best Practices that Protect the Consumer
Labeling of Allergens: Regulations and Best Practices that Protect the Consumer

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?

Proposition 65’s “Naturally Occurring” Exemption
Proposition 65’s “Naturally Occurring” Exemption

Food and supplement manufacturers and retailers selling products in California are frequent targets of Proposition 65 actions.

 

The Cannabis Conundrum: Is Grass GRAS?
The Cannabis Conundrum: Is Grass GRAS?

Many of the operators that want to get into producing foods incorporating marijuana are not experienced food processors.

Dear Supplier, You Must Be Certified; Resistance Is Futile
Dear Supplier, You Must Be Certified; Resistance Is Futile

All audit schemes require an initial certification and ongoing recertification, which includes annual site audits at a minimum.

Outbreak Responders Work to Stop Viral and Parasitic Foodborne Outbreaks
Outbreak Responders Work to Stop Viral and Parasitic Foodborne Outbreaks

When a foodborne outbreak occurs within the United States and the suspect product is one of foreign origin, government agencies and food producers must work together efficiently to identify the cause of the outbreak.

Are Food Producers and Retailers Taking Enough Due Diligence in Auditing Packaging Suppliers?
Are Food Producers and Retailers Taking Enough Due Diligence in Auditing Packaging Suppliers?

Packaging materials are part of the food processors’ ingredient list, and it only makes common sense that they should be treated the same as any substance when it comes to food safety.

House Passes GMO Labeling Bill
House Passes GMO Labeling Bill

What would a voluntary non-GMO labeling system mean for your company? The status of such legislation is discussed.

Flying Under the Radar of FSMA: The Wild, Wild, West of Unregulated Farmers Markets
Flying Under the Radar of FSMA: The Wild, Wild, West of Unregulated Farmers Markets

Will restricting FSMA’s regulations from reaching very small food businesses negatively impact food safety?

FSM Scoop: Raw Milk
FSM Scoop: Raw Milk

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.

Labeling of Health and Nutrition Claims
Labeling of Health and Nutrition Claims

Are you providing meaningful, regulation-compliant information on your food product labels?

 

FSMA’s Final Countdown
FSMA’s Final Countdown

Food manufacturers and equipment suppliers turn to new solutions for FSMA compliance.

Are You FSMA Ready?
Are You FSMA Ready?

What tools can your company use to plan effectively and logically for increased regulatory scrutiny throughout the supply chain? The answer is education, collaboration, planning and diligence.

Use of Whole-Genome Sequencing in Food Safety
Use of Whole-Genome Sequencing in Food Safety

Rapidly emerging use of whole-genome sequencing will provide a major improvement in our ability to define pathogen sources throughout the food chain.

 

Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli (STEC): Microorganisms of Public Health Significance in Meat and Poultry
Shiga Toxin-Producing <i>Escherichia coli</i> (STEC): Microorganisms of Public Health Significance in Meat and Poultry

In the U.S., between 1983 and 2002, the six most commonly occurring serotypes of non-O157 Escherichia coli were O26, O111, O103, O121, O45 and O145, which have become foodborne pathogens of interest.

 

FDA Regulation of Adhesives in Food Packaging
FDA Regulation of Adhesives in Food Packaging

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.

 

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