allergenicons_406x250The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) reports “a notable increase” in the number of recalls due to undeclared allergens in regulated products and the agency has called a public meeting to talk about it.

According to FSIS, more than 170 foods have been reported to cause allergic reactions, but most…

The National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection (NACMPI) is poised to review Listeria monocytogenes control at retail outlets and consider mandatory features on the labels of processed, not-ready-to-eat products that appear as ready-to-eat. A two-day public meeting is set for March 29-30 at the Patriot Plaza III building in Washington, DC. Attendees are…