For the second time since June, China has suspended imports from a U.S. poultry plant where employees became infected with the coronavirus.
Research performed and communicated by Extension specialists is key to understanding the relationship between food, food packaging, and SARS-CoV-2.
Citations were issued to food processors, meatpackers, agricultural entities, and retailers.
The pandemic has forced companies to adapt their modes of operation and work together at an unprecedented rate.
The checklist is useful for persons growing, harvesting, packing, manufacturing, processing, or holding human and animal food regulated by FDA.
During the 2-year alliance, participants will develop information on recognizing coronavirus transmission risks and best practices for preventing transmission, and on challenges for exposure control in meatpacking and processing facilities.
The Summit will start on Monday, October 19 with an opening session on COVID-19: The New Normal for the Food Industry.
Recognizing the unique situation COVID-19 has created for both industry and regulators, the FDA intends to begin routine inspections of small businesses under the IA rule in March 2021.
"At this time, we are working toward the goal of restarting on-site inspections during the week of July 20."
The coronavirus pandemic has brought sanitation and good hygiene practices front and center. Can we keep the momentum going?
The coronavirus pandemic challenges the food industry to identify and implement control strategies and a COVID-19 culture.
“There is no evidence that people can contract COVID-19 from food or from food packaging. The U.S. food safety system, overseen by our agencies, is the global leader in ensuring the safety of our food products, including products for export.”
Once again, we're joined by John Keogh and C.J. Unis to discuss COVID-19 and it's future impact on the food industry supply chain. This is Part I.
The U.S. food supply remains among the safest in the world, says AFFI.
Here is OSHA’s guidance regarding coronavirus (COVID-19).
Interviews with small and medium-size processors describe the impacts of COVID-19 on their businesses.
How has the coronavirus pandemic affected the safety of the U.S. meat and poultry supply, and the safety of the thousands of workers in the meat industry?
Despite the unsafe methods used, approximately half of the survey respondents strongly agreed that they knew how to clean and disinfect their home safely.
As FDA prepares to release the long-awaited New Era of Smarter Food Safety Blueprint, the agency announces that several changes have been made in light of lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The goal is to provide regulatory flexibility, where appropriate, to help minimize the impact of supply chain disruptions on product availability associated with the current COVID-19 pandemic.