This week, a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) blog post authored by Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced a list of goals the agency plans to tackle in 2018.
In this week’s episode of Food Safety Magazine’s Food Safety Matters Podcast, we chat with Will Daniels, president of the produce division at IEH Laboratories and Consulting Group. In this role, Will is responsible for lab and consulting services for the produce industry.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) Food Safety Modernization Act gives the agency the right to deny U.S. entry of imported foods from those establishments who do not grant FDA access to observe their facilities.
IFSAC’s paper, “An Updated Scheme for Categorizing Foods Implicated in Foodborne Disease Outbreaks: A Tri-Agency Collaboration, serves as an update to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s previous food categories.
In an interview, Stephen Hughes, the PSN’s Team Lead from CFSAN and Brittany Laymon, one of two Branch Chiefs leading the investigators from ORA, discuss the PSN’s goals, the work their teams are doing, and how this team allows for better coordination within FDA as its experts work with farmers, state partners and other key stakeholders to support implementation of the Produce Safety Rule.
The University of Arizona has introduced a new bachelor’s degree program in food safety.
Food businesses in the UK will be required to put in place practical steps to manage acrylamide within their food safety management systems under new EU legislation which will apply from April 2018.
This week, seven people—all belonging to the same family—were arrested and accused of selling adulterated sunflower oil and calling it extra virgin olive oil.
In this week's episode of Food Safety Magazine's Food Safety Matters podcast, Hal King discusses food safety in the foodservice and restaurant arena, along with how young professionals can build a career in the industry.
A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine last week reveals that raw flour is the cause of bacteria—specifically Escherichia coli (E. coli) shiga toxin-producing bacteria (STEC).
Today, the FDA announced the availability of a SECG to help small businesses understand the requirements of the Final Rule on the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food (Sanitary Transportation Rule). Small businesses have until April 6, 2018, to comply with the rule.
Earlier this month, Cargill announced plans to invest $240 million in India over the next 5 years.
Today, the Food Standards Agency (FSA), along with the British Standards Institute released a revised guide aimed at food businesses. The guide shares advice on how to protect their food and drink supply from potential risks.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has announced the availability of funding to research new, environmentally-friendly pesticides, tools and strategies to replace methyl bromide.
In our 13th episode of Food Safety Matters, Barbara van Renterghem speaks with Darin Detwiler about how the food industry has evolved since the 1993 Jack in the Box E. coli outbreak. This episode also includes a short chat with Maryanne Gravely (USDA) and Hilary Thesmar (FMI) about how industry can support consumer food safety practices and grocery shopping during the holiday season.
Hong Kong’s Office of the Ombudsman has publicly stated that food safety checks of fresh produce in the city are “hasty.”
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today released the draft guidance Menu Labeling: Supplemental Guidance for Industry. It addresses comments the agency received on the May 2017 interim final rule extending the compliance date for the Menu Labeling Final Rule from May 5, 2017, to May 7, 2018.
A study presented at the 2017 American Association of Avian Pathologists annual meeting has revealed an unusual way that ground turkey is contaminated with Salmonella bacteria.
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors recently passed a Ordinance No. 170763 that will require large grocery stores to submit reports that detail the use of antibiotics in the livestock they use for meat and poultry products.
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the availability of a guidance designed to give certain co-manufacturers more time to meet supplier approval and verification requirements under three FDA food safety regulations.