The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced new labels for peanut-containing foods suitable for infants, noting that they may reduce the risk of developing an allergy.
To strengthen the food safety commitment in India, Nestlé is establishing the Nestlé Food Safety Institute India (NFSI). NFSI India will adopt a holistic and collaborative approach towards ensuring safe food for consumers that will help meet India's growing demand for healthy and safe food.
3M has announced that it has acquired Elution Technologies, a Vermont-based manufacturer of test kits that enable food and beverage companies to help ensure their products are free from potentially harmful allergens, such as peanuts, soy or milk.
September is National Food Safety Education Month. It provides an opportunity to raise awareness about steps you can take to prevent foodborne illness.
SafetyChain Software, an innovator of real-time food safety and quality management solutions, and The Acheson Group, a strategic consulting firm for food and beverage companies, are pleased to announce the launch of the 2017 Food Safety & Quality Operations Survey. The objective of this survey is to assess the top challenges faced by food safety and quality teams and gain insight into the tactics being used to overcome these challenges.
The National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods is looking to recruit new members to provide scientific advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of Health and Human Services concerning the development of microbiological criteria by which the safety and wholesomeness of foods can be assessed.
Hygiena, a Warburg Pincus portfolio company that specializes in rapid food safety and environmental sanitation testing, today announced that it has acquired Pruebas Microbiologicas Rapidas (PMR), a Mexico City-based distributor that has long served as an independent partner of Hygiena serving Mexico.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced new updates to its popular FoodKeeper application that will provide users with new information on food safety recalls.
A new federal plan to combat seafood fraud by requiring the fishing industry to trace their catches from boat or farm to the U.S. border has survived a court challenge.
The California and Arizona Leafy Greens Marketing Agreements have updated their required food safety practices to align with the Produce Safety rule.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing food safety recommendations for those who may be impacted by Hurricane Harvey and Irma.
McDonald's Corporation has announced that it is cutting human antibiotics from its global chicken supply and promises to take similar actions in its supplies of beef, dairy cows, pork and laying hens.
The NARMS program at CDC helps protect public health by providing information about emerging bacterial resistance, the ways in which resistance is spread, and how resistant infections differ from susceptible infections.
A group of companies across the global food supply chain have announced a major blockchain collaboration with IBM that is intended to further strengthen consumer confidence in the global food system. The consortium includes Dole, Driscoll’s, Golden State Foods, Kroger, McCormick and Company, McLane Company, Nestlé, Tyson Foods, Unilever and Walmart, who will work with IBM to identify new areas where the global supply chain can benefit from this technology.
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.