As per the Paperwork Reduction Act, federal agencies must release a notice in the Federal Register for each proposed information collection to allow the public to express their views. The original 30-day comment period openedContinue Reading Last day for comments on FDA study on front-of-package labeling
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a draft guidance that will outline the agency’s approach to evaluating the public health importance of food allergens that are not one of the major nine food…
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Australian officials are seeking views on whether to allow a processing aid from a U.S. company to be used to reduce microorganisms in raw poultry.
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has called for comment…
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The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Services is extending the comment period for a petition submitted by the U.S. Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) requesting that FSIS exclude so-called lab meat from the definitions of “beef” and…
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The USDA is today publishing a notice in the Federal Register to further delay and reconsider new mandates for handling and transporting livestock and providing avian “living conditions” for poultry raised as organic food.
Every hour of every day people around the world are living with and working to resolve food safety issues. Here is a sampling of current headlines for your consumption.
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Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ), which has responsibility for food safety in Australia and New Zealand, has upcoming comment deadlines for several draft variations to its food code.
Three applications with comment deadlines in
Those wishing to comment on draft guidance for industry on inorganic arsenic levels in rice cereals for infants have 14 more days to do so. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Wednesday that, because…
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Federal officials have extended the comment period for the second time for those wishing to provide information about a risk assessment of foodborne illnesses associated with pathogens from fresh produce grown in fields with raw…
Continue Reading FDA extends comment period for raw manure and fresh produce
Federal officials want input on one of the loose ends they left dangling when they published the new produce safety rule this past fall — the use of raw manure in fresh produce growing operations.
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