The FDA’s Inspection Observation Data for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020, depicting how frequently particular violations were found during food facility inspections between October 2019 and September 2020, are out.

Hampton, VA-based Registrar Corp. did this breakdown of the data from the Food and Drug Administration and provided analysis of
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Domestic and international food facility registrations have nose-dived, likely in part because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Food facilities worldwide that do business in the United States must register with the Food and Drug Administration at the start of each odd numbered year. The 10-year old Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)
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What is down, up, and down again?

It’s the number of food facilities around the world that are registered with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The FDA deleted more than 47,600 facilities from its list because operators did not renew registrations by the end of 2018.

The Food Safety
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Food standard violations at 874 facilities around the country in FY 2018 fell into one of five categories, according to a company that helps other businesses with FDA compliance. Registrar Corp. says the latest round of “Inspection Observation Data” from FDA shows a variety of food safety issues.

But first,
Continue Reading Report details most common violations at FDA-regulated food facilities

One of the biggest enforcement tools the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is the power to withdraw a food facility’s registration. That’s what the agency did to shut down an organic peanut butter plant in New Mexico in 2012 to help
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