The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is releasing a new software tool to help food facilities create a food safety plan for compliance with Food Safety Modernization act (FSMA).
In this week’s episode of Food Safety Magazine’s Food Safety Matters Podcast, we talk with Ben Chapman, Food Safety Extension Specialist at NC State University, and co-host of Food Safety Talk podcast.
In response to recent foodborne illness outbreaks linked to various types of sprouts, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has completed a large-scale sampling study as part of its effort to learn more about potential contamination in these products and protect consumers from disease-causing bacteria in sprouts.
Running from Sunday October 29 through October 31, 2017, international food safety experts will gather at Cornell University for a symposium on the validation of nonthermal technologies, hosted by the university’s Department of Food Science.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued another guidance document, this time explaining a waiver to the Food Safety Modernization Act’s Sanitation Transportation rule.
The General Assembly of United Nations is scheduled to consider establishing a World Food Safety Day when it meets in September.
Sports Illustrated gathered data from 28 local public inspection records (the most recent available) throughout the U.S. and Canada for Major League Baseball venues.
In this week’s episode of Food Safety Magazine’s Food Safety Matters Podcast, we chat with Scott Brooks, owner of River Run Consulting.
To cut back on confusion related to U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) regulations for low-acid canned foods, juice Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), or seafood HACCP, the agency has put out an explanation of certain exemptions from FSMA.
Starting in fall 2017, Loyola students will be able to receive a Bachelor of Arts degree in Food Studies.
Aldi--a discount supermarket chain with over 10,000 stores in 18 countries--has stopped selling eggs at more than 4,000 stores in Germany. The reason? Some eggs were found to be contaminated with insecticides.
After a 39 year stint with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that ended with his retirement on July 31, Al Almanza has a new private sector job--global head of food safety and quality assurance for JBS USA, a U.S. company that processes beef, pork and lamb products.
Morton Food Safety Associates has announced the launch of FoodSafe ReProtect, designed to help supply chain, food safety and communications experts fully align to ensure consistency between what a company does and says in managing food risks.
Yesterday, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced the appointment of two new appointments to assist with achieving the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) food safety goals.
In a farewell message published online last week, Al Almanza announced his retirement--effective July 31, 2017--from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, along with multiple state officials, are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Kiambu illnesses linked to papayas originating from Mexico.
Joe Corby—executive director of the Association of Food & Drug Officials (AFDO)—speaks to Food Safety Magazine about how the food industry can take advantage of AFDO's expertise, tools and more.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has published plans to update food regulations in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Last week, European Member States decided to approve the European Commission’s proposal to reduce the presence of acrylamide in food.
A new study released by Pew Charitable Trusts, entitled “Food Safety from Farm to Fork”, has determined a few ways to prevent meat from becoming contaminated while on the farm.