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
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 Rodents, insects and animal activity in food facility lead to FDA warning
Officials with the Food and Drug administration are doubling down on their warning against certain enoki mushrooms because the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have confirmed another patient in a Listeria outbreak.
The public…Continue Reading Another patient confirmed in outbreak traced to enoki mushrooms; FDA renews warning
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By Sharon Lindan Mayl
The Food and Drug Administration has issued many of its foundational rules in the 12 years since the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was passed, but the agency’s…Continue Reading FDA’s Traceability Rule: What are the next steps for the agency and industry
On Friday, the FDA released a fact sheet and constituent update to remind produce stakeholders of the upcoming end of the intended enforcement discretion period for the harvest and post-harvest agricultural water requirements in the…Continue Reading Jan. 26 is an important date for FDA agricultural water requirements
Under the FDA Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) rule, most U.S. importers must develop FSVP plans to provide adequate assurances that their foreign suppliers are producing food in compliance with processes and procedures that provide…Continue Reading FDA tells what it knows about the Foreign Supplier Verification Program
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According to the CDC, as of December 29, 2022, a total of 15 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella have been reported from three states Nebraska (8), Oklahoma (1) and…Continue Reading Publisher’s Platform: Is it past time for a warning label on sprouts?
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As far back as September 1998, FDA issued a warning against sprouts urging:
Children, pregnant women and the elderly should…Continue Reading Publisher’s Platform: History of ‘sprout breaks’ and why food safety folks avoid them
This year saw the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issue notices on 11 multi-state foodborne illness outbreaks, ranging from ground beef to strawberries.
The Food and Drug Administration’s Coordinated Outbreak Response and Evaluation Network…Continue Reading Select outbreaks posted by CDC and FDA sickened hundreds in 2022
Three U.S. federal entities are coming together to launch the Food Safety for Food Security Partnership, also known as FS4FS.
“Strong food safety delivered through policies and institutions, as well as farmer, consumer, and industry…Continue Reading U.S. begins new food safety program