International Fresh Produce Association

A coalition of consumer and industry groups is seeking a meeting with a Senate committee regarding the head of the FDA and his response to a recent report calling for a reorganization of the agency.

The coalition is made up of the Consumer Brands Association, Consumer Reports, STOP Foodborne Illness

Continue Reading Coalition wants an audience with the Senate committee to discuss FDA leadership

Leaders from a group of consumer and industry organizations were unanimous yesterday in condemning FDA Commissioner Robert Califf for his plan to restructure the agency.

To a person, the leaders said they were disappointed with Califf’s plan, which he said a month ago and again yesterday would include the creation

Continue Reading Neither consumer groups nor industry representatives believe FDA plan will work


Dear Dr. Califf, FDA Commissioner
February 6, 2023

As a broad coalition of FDA stakeholders, including industry and consumer groups and state food regulators, we appreciate the attention you have given to the problems in FDA’s Foods Program, which were highlighted in the Reagan-Udall Foundation (RUF) report in December.

Continue Reading Coalition has many questions about how FDA Commissioner will protect consumers with new organizational chart

September is Food Safety Education month and, in recognition, the American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) and the International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) will host a virtual Food Safety Forum, where they will convene global research experts, industry professionals, and food safety policy leaders to discuss emerging issues related to

Continue Reading AFFI looks at current detection methods for public health, regulatory policy