24 febrero, 2020

FDA, USDA, EPA Join Efforts to Streamline Agricultural Biotech Informat

The FDA, the USDA, and the Environmental Protection Agency have launched a unified website for biotechnology regulation. The website streamlines information about the three regulatory agencies charged […]
22 enero, 2020

FDA launches Food Defense Plan Builder Version 2.0

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has launched an updated version of the Food Defense Plan Builder (FDPB) to help companies meet the requirements of the […]
15 noviembre, 2019

Organics in the era of FSMA

The first of six educational sessions at the third annual Organic Grower Summit features a dive into the changing landscape of food safety on organic farms, […]
14 octubre, 2019

FDA Publishes List of Records Required Under FSVP

The Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP) final rule, established through the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), requires importers to verify that the food they are […]
17 septiembre, 2019

2017 Pesticide Analysis Demonstrates Consistent Trends

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today issued its annual Pesticide Residue Monitoring Program report for FY 2017. The agency tested for 761 pesticides and […]
17 septiembre, 2019

FDA and NASDA agree to another 5-year pact for implementing produce safety rule

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) Monday announced their Cooperative Agreement for the implementation of […]
4 septiembre, 2019

Industry Urges FDA to Release FSMA Lab Proposed Rule

Organizations are banning together in response to FDA’s long delay in releasing a rule under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) that addresses food laboratory accreditation […]
15 agosto, 2019

Food-safety inspectors begin visits to produce farms and packing houses

They’re coming. Not that there haven’t been plenty of warnings, not the least in the form of the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act that calls for […]
26 julio, 2019

Seven tips for an environmental monitoring program

If you are planning on renewing your environmental monitoring program, you probably have a to-do list. And this list probably includes the identification of the new […]
24 junio, 2019

FDA modifies alerts for food imports

The FDA uses import alerts to enforce U.S. food safety regulations on food from foreign countries. The agency updates and modifies the alerts as needed. Recent […]
21 junio, 2019

Anatomy of a food recall: The background and the bottom line

It seems we hear about food recalls more frequently. To understand what is happening let’s look at food recalls in terms of responsible government agencies, causes, […]
22 mayo, 2019

Draft Guidance for Industry: Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption

The purpose of this draft compliance and implementation guidance document is to help covered farms comply with the requirements of the Produce Safety Rule, which establishes […]