The Food and Drug Administration published a new update on Thursday to its ongoing testing of imported orange juice for the fungicide carbendazim, a compound restricted from agriculture in the United States.
Since January 9,
What is the problem?
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received reports that low levels of the chemical carbendazim have been found in some orange juice products that contain imported orange juice concentrates.…
A short-lived federal court case, Del Monte Fresh Produce versus the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was 2011’s 5th most important food safety story.
The case was notable for several reasons. Del Monte tried
For the third consecutive Christmas season, Food Safety News presents its annual Naughty and Nice List. Like all such lists, this one exists to help Santa decide what everybody should get.
Anyone who’s been naughty
Many a drive-by shooting is successful without anyone getting hit, so Del Monte Fresh Produce got to do a victory dance last week after FDA re-opened the U.S. border to cantaloupes from Asuncion Mita, Guatemala.
Del Monte Fresh Produce announced Tuesday that it had reached “an amicable resolution” with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and an end to an import alert that prevented the company from shipping cantaloupes from
International produce businesses that move fruits and vegetables across borders are cheering for Del Monte Fresh Produce in its challenge to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) closure of the U.S. border to the supplier
Editor’s note: We asked Alli Condra, who is pursuing her LL.M. in Agricultural and Food Law at the University of Arkansas, and is the recipient of the Marler Clark Graduate Assistantship, to give us the
Carefully skirting the arsenic-in-the-apple-juice scare sparked last week by TV doctor Mehmet Oz, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-NY, has called on the FDA to set standards for imported juice concentrates, and to step up inspection