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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

The 2015 Food Recovery Summit: EPA’s Role in Reducing Wasted Food
The 2015 Food Recovery Summit: EPA’s Role in Reducing Wasted Food

It’s time to focus on reducing food waste and increasing food security. Learn how to help the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s reach its shared goal with the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

How Food Companies Can Modify Their Existing HACCP Plans into an All-Encompassing Food Safety Plan
How Food Companies Can Modify Their Existing HACCP Plans into an All-Encompassing Food Safety Plan

 HARPC is similar to HACCP in that it points out a need for control when there is a significant hazard.

HACCP Issues and Impacts
HACCP Issues and Impacts

Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) was originally developed based on several key program types.

Crisis Management: Protecting Your Brand against Adverse FDA Publicity
Crisis Management: Protecting Your Brand against Adverse FDA Publicity

Do you know how to safeguard your company from being blindsided by public warnings issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about your product? Preparation is the key.

Is My Sushi Safe? Why Government Regulation Is Coming to Sushi
Is My Sushi Safe? Why Government Regulation Is Coming to Sushi

Inconsistent government regulations confound food safety issues surrounding sushi. Fish quality and rice acidification affect the safety of the popular Japanese cuisine.

 

Time for Change from Head to Toe: Animal Food Safety Regs Are Final
Time for Change from Head to Toe: Animal Food Safety Regs Are Final

The final FSMA regulations on preventive controls for animal food are published—what does it mean for your company?

FDA and Salt in the American Diet: An Ongoing Saga
FDA and Salt in the American Diet: An Ongoing Saga

Will salt lose its GRAS status? Only time and a lawsuit outcome will tell.

Understanding the Differences between Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessment
Understanding the Differences between Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessment

Hazard Analysis and risk assessment are not the same; should they be kept separate?

Ready, Set, Go—The Food Safety Regs Are Final!
Ready, Set, Go—The Food Safety Regs Are Final!

The final FSMA regulations on preventive controls for human food are published—what does it mean for your company?

FDA’s Multiple “Conditions of Use”
FDA’s Multiple  “Conditions of Use”

“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.

Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls (HARPC): The New GMP for Food Manufacturing
Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls (HARPC): The New GMP for Food Manufacturing

FSMA implementation will be the largest change in the food industry that has ever been implemented and enforced by FDA.

Let’s Get Serious about Internal Audits
Let’s Get Serious about Internal Audits

The internal audit is an essential element for the proper functioning of any food safety management system.

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.

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