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 theContinue 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
Serbian producers have been helped to understand and comply with new food safety laws in the country.
Regulations were drawn up by the government with the support of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)…Continue Reading Serbian farmers get help with food safety rules; training is also set in Ethiopia
A lengthy joint resolution in the Wyoming House calls upon Congress to bring back equine slaughter and processing for markets outside the United States. Wyoming is offering the resolution as a “best management practice” for…Continue Reading Are there enough wild horses to bring back equine slaughter for human food?
As part of its enforcement activities, the Food and Drug Administration sends warning letters to entities under its jurisdiction. Some letters are not posted for public view until weeks or months after they are sent.Continue Reading Dollar Tree warned because of rodent infestation and conditions in distribution center
Germany has donated almost €3 million ($3.2 million) to boost safe trade in developing and least-developed countries (LDCs).
The €2.85 million ($3.1 million) sum until 2025 will help such nations meet international food safety, animal…Continue Reading Germany helps support safe food trade in developing countries
Two academics have looked at the scale of declared conflicts of interest (COIs) in UK food policy-making agencies.
Erik Millstone, from the University of Sussex, and Tim Lang, of the Centre for Food Policy, City…Continue Reading Study shines a light on conflicts of interest in UK food policy advisory committees
Irish authorities have issued a warning about cannabis edibles after a number of hospitalizations this past month.
The Health Service Executive (HSE) National Social Inclusion Office said there has been an emergence of synthetic cannabinoids…Continue Reading Irish agency sounds alarm about cannabis edibles
Oysters from Ireland have been linked to illnesses in Hong Kong. In other news from the region, China is lifting a 2020 ban on beef exports due to BSE this week.
The Centre for Food…Continue Reading Irish oysters blocked in Hong Kong; beef exports to China resume
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 model…Continue Reading States get a new model food code from FDA