The Food and Drug Administration is continuing its use of import alerts to enforce U.S. food safety regulations for food from foreign countries. The agency updates and modifies the alerts as needed.

Recent modifications to FDA’s import alerts, as posted by the agency, are listed below. 

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The FAO and WHO have called for experts and data on two different subjects as well as announcing a webinar on cell-based food.

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) call for experts covers the risks and benefits of fish consumption.

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Statistics on six diseases causing the most food and waterborne infections in Europe have been published by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).

The most recent data shows hepatitis A cases in 2021 were at their lowest since EU-level surveillance began in 2007, while five other diseases rose toward

Continue Reading EU data shows Campylobacter and Listeria up, hepatitis A down in 2021

The federal government has closed some foodborne illness outbreak investigations in the past week.

The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service released even less information when it closed its investigation into an outbreak than it did when it announced it. Of infections caused by E. coli O157:H7 the agency merely

Continue Reading Outbreak investigations closing with few details available in several