The FDA’s final rule on Requirements for Additional Traceability Records for Certain Foods (Food Traceability Final Rule) establishes traceability recordkeeping requirements, beyond those in existing regulations, for people who manufacture, process, pack, or hold foodsContinue Reading FDA issues the final rule for traceability records for certain foods
APHIS welcomes comments on the new animal disease traceability scheme
USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is proposing to amend animal disease traceability regulations and require electronic identification for the interstate movement of certain cattle and bison.
The change will permit official USDA…Continue Reading APHIS welcomes comments on the new animal disease traceability scheme
The FDA should not wait to initiate significant and lasting change
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By Sarah Gallo
When baby formula disappeared from shelves following a recall earlier this year, it raised the question of how something this big, affecting millions across the U.S., occurred under the…Continue Reading The FDA should not wait to initiate significant and lasting change
FDA’s traceability rule is a game changer for food safety
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has taken a landmark action that I believe will change the way government and industry work together to keep food safe and, in so doing, will…Continue Reading FDA’s traceability rule is a game changer for food safety
Portuguese agency involved in several operations against unsafe food
Authorities in Portugal have carried out a series of recent operations to crackdown on businesses not complying with food rules.
The Food and Economic Security Authority (ASAE) helped to seize 500 kilograms of fish and…Continue Reading Portuguese agency involved in several operations against unsafe food
Here’s the checklist for the new FDA food traceability rule that’s coming up
A strict new food traceability rule is set to become official on Nov. 7, according to the Food and Drug Administration. This summary from SIMBA from Dynamic Systems might help.
The new rule covers the…Continue Reading Here’s the checklist for the new FDA food traceability rule that’s coming up
Top food safety administrators in U.S. say it’s not rocket science, but it is science
PITTSBURGH, PA — Technology, pathogens and diligence were the watchwords from two leaders from the USDA and FDA as they addressed attendees at the International Association of Food Protection’s 2022 meeting and conference.
Frank Yiannas…Continue Reading Top food safety administrators in U.S. say it’s not rocket science, but it is science
Irish audit of egg sector largely positive
Official controls in the egg sector work well but there are a few minor issues, according to a report published by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI).
An audit in November 2021 covered official…Continue Reading Irish audit of egg sector largely positive
Audit uncovers meat sector violations
An audit of the meat sector in Ireland has found a number of serious issues including forgery, use of meat with an expired date, and one company unable to identify its suppliers.
Some non-compliances undermined…Continue Reading Audit uncovers meat sector violations
New York announces guidance to strengthen the produce supply system
New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball has announced the release of new guidance document from the Produce Traceability Blue Ribbon Task Force that he says will help to further strengthen New York’s produce …
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