April 5 is the date of the first hearing for the many parties involved in a federal court challenge to a final rule posted this past December from EPA and the Army Corps of EngineersContinue Reading First hearing set for challenge to new WOTUS rule by major private landowners
The FDA is inviting the public and industry leaders to join a webinar at 1 p.m. EST on March 2 to discuss recent draft guidance on lead action levels for foods intended for children younger…Continue Reading FDA to hold webinar on recent draft guidance for industry on lead in baby food
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is to organize a workshop later this year on the use of Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) for food safety management.
People have until Feb. 17 to apply for…Continue Reading FAO to hold a workshop on WGS for developing countries
Heavy metals are the main hazard for consumers when eating seaweed harvested in Nordic countries, according to a report.
The report covers the safety of seaweed used as food, with a focus on chemical and…Continue Reading Nordic nations assess seaweed safety
After much hullabaloo, the FDA commissioner has revealed a rough draft of a plan to reorganize the food side of the Food and Drug Administration.
At the center of the plan is the creation —…Continue Reading Commissioner details his plan to revamp organization, and supervision at FDA
This letter is in reference to a recent Letter from the Editor in Food Safety News (“An independent food safety board is far better than anything FDA Commissioner does on his own”), dated…Continue Reading Letter to the Editor: We don’t need an upheaval of USDA and FDA to make a single food safety unit
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How food safety is best organized in a country this big and this populous is the question we should be asking. Instead during the past confusing year, we’ve come to focus only…Continue Reading Letter from the Editor: An independent food safety board is far better than anything FDA Commissioner does on his own
The number of food incidents, recalls and cases of four pathogens went up over a 12-month period, according to the latest published data.
The Food Standards Agency’s (FSA) annual report and accounts covers performance and…Continue Reading FSA annual reports shows rise in incidents and recalls
Today Frank Yiannas informed Commissioner Robert Califf of the U. S. Food and Drug Administration that he will be resigning his position as Deputy Commissioner for the Office of Food Policy and Response at the…Continue Reading Frank Yiannas, Deputy Commissioner of Food Policy and Response, submits his resignation
When federal Judge John M. Gerrard put his signature on a six-page Consent Order and Judgment on Dec. 6, 2022, it was a win for the U.S. Department of Labor in a child labor case…Continue Reading Child labor case attracts Homeland’s attention for potential human trafficking