The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has updated its infant formula compliance program for investigators, laboratory analysts and compliance officers.

The compliance program is designed to comprehensively outline the agency’s approach for inspections, sample collection, sample analysis and compliance activities to help ensure that infant formula products in the U.S. food supply

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The FDA’s Inspection Observation Data for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020, depicting how frequently particular violations were found during food facility inspections between October 2019 and September 2020, are out.

Hampton, VA-based Registrar Corp. did this breakdown of the data from the Food and Drug Administration and provided analysis of
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Food outlets in the most deprived areas are less likely to meet hygiene standards than those in the least deprived regions of England and Wales, according to a study.

Takeaways, sandwich shops and convenience retailers are significantly less likely to meet hygiene standards compared to restaurants.

The study paper, published
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Have you asked yourself the following question?  How do I, as the person in my organization who is accountable for effective implementation of the company’s “Compliance Plan,” hold my fellow leaders i.e. operational, quality assurance, maintenance, management, procurement as well as the folks working on floor, accountable for reliably executing
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