Just in time for the January kick-off of states’ 2023 legislative seasons, FDA is out with the 2022 Food Code. It’s the 10th edition of the Food Code, which the FDA says is “a modelContinue Reading States get a new model food code from FDA
Whether putting together new toys, building snowmen or watching your favorite holiday movie, there are dozens of things that can distract from the kitchen after the big meal has been served. But if not dealt…Continue Reading Don’t forget about those leftovers!
Multiple cooks, meals, desserts and people running in and out of the kitchen can make the holidays chaotic. But nothing can add to all that chaos, like food poisoning. Luckily, there are a few rules…Continue Reading Keep food poisoning off of holiday menus
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration in coordination with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has collaborated with the Conference of Food Protection (CFP) to release food safety…Continue Reading Third-party food delivery services are offered guidance from federal agencies
USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) decision to declare Salmonella as an adulterant in breaded and stuffed raw chicken products is not welcomed by the regulated industry.
“NCC (National Chicken Council) is concerned about the…Continue Reading National Chicken Council objects to USDA plan to name Salmonella as adulterant in some chicken products
The Journal of Food Proection beginning in January 2023 will be published as a fully open access publication, the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) announced Wednesday.
IAFP said the Journal of Food Protection will…Continue Reading IAFP going to an open-access journal
A national assessment was launched this past week aimed at identifying the knowledge and training needs of retail food regulators. The assessment, developed by the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) as part of the NEHA-FDA…Continue Reading The NEHA-FDA national assessment to identify food safety training needs
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday finalized Guidance for Industry (GFI) #245: Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Food for Animals to help animal food facilities subject to the FDA Food Safety…Continue Reading FDA completes Food for Animals Guidance as required by FSMA
The implementation of a new global food safety strategy will be a challenge, according to a member of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Technical Advisory Group on Food Safety.
Yongning Wu, from the China National…
Continue Reading National action needed to implement food safety strategy
Public health officials in Washington state are urging people to practice safe procedures for home canning after a man died during the weekend.
The man, from Grays Harbor County, was between 55 and 65 years…
Continue Reading Suspected botulism death prompts warning about home-canned food