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How Grocery Store Delis Can Manage Food Safety Risks

As grocery stores offer more and more prepared foods to consumers in their delis, they need to keep in mind the safety of what they sell. “It’s important for them to have proper planning in place before they start taking on some of these new products,” says Martin Bucknavage, Senior Food Safety Extension Associate at Penn… Continue Reading

FDA Chastised for Lack of FSMA-Required Recall Notification Guidance

Many requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) have yet to be implemented, and one of them is a recall notification system for grocery stores described in Section 211 of the law. The section on improving the Reportable Food Registry required that within one year of FSMA’s enactment in 2011, FDA “develop and publish… Continue Reading

FDA Seeks Input on Reportable Food Registry Amendments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is publishing an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) and seeking input on new provisions to the Reportable Food Registry (RFR) requirements. The RFR is a portal for companies to report when there’s “reasonable probability” that use of, or exposure to, a certain food product will cause serious adverse health… Continue Reading