Reportable Food Registry

Anyone who has been following news lately is aware of two epic recalls prompted by concerns that two firms may have produced and distributed foods contaminated Listeria monocytogenes:  CRF frozen organic and traditional fruits and vegetables and SunOpta sunflower kernels. These recalls have been massive in scope because these foods were used as ingredients by…

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is publishing an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) and seeking input on new provisions to the Reportable Food Registry (RFR) requirements. The RFR is a portal for companies to report when there’s “reasonable probability” that use of, or exposure to, a certain food product will cause serious adverse…

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration took steps this month to improve its ability to track patterns in food adulteration with its Reportable Foods Registry. The Reportable Foods Registry, or RFR, is an online portal where companies are required to report foods they have manufactured that may be dangerous to human or animal health. Public…

Last May, shipments of Florida grape tomatoes carrying Salmonella were sent to retailers and processors in 10 states and Canada before the distributor finally learned its product was contaminated. If it didn’t act fast enough, the distributor, Six L’s Packing Co., could have a potentially serious outbreak on its hands.

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday released its second annual review of the Reportable Food Registry, the program that requires domestic and foreign food makers to report potentially hazardous foods that have entered U.S. commerce.

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The program’s second year of operation, from Sept. 8, 2010 to Sept. 7 2011, included 882 reports …

In its first full year of operation, the early warning system to track problems in the U.S. food  supply logged 2,240 reports of possible health hazards, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday.

Michael Taylor, FDA Deputy Commissioner for Foods, called the Reportable Food Registry’s first-year record “a measure of our success” in helping …

In the third installment in our Top 17 Food Safety Stories of 2010, No. 14 is the success of the FDA’s early detection tool, the Reportable Food Registry:

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not yet issued a report for the second half of the year, but there is enough evidence that the FDA’s …

FDA Says New System Helped Identify Over 100 Food Safety Problems in First 7 Months

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released a report yesterday on the agency’s new Reportable Food Registry. According to FDA, over 100 food safety reports were electronically submitted by industry in the first seven months.

“The FDA’s new reporting system…