Dozens of speakers addressed FDA officials in a listening session on Sept. 30, and almost all of them said it is time for the agency to come out of the dark ages regarding its recallContinue Reading Speakers say the FDA has access to tools to improve recalls; it just needs to use them
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After facing months of criticism about its slow response to the infant formula crisis, and the overall troubles facing the food program at the Food and Drug Administration, Commissioner Robert Califf announced…Continue Reading FDA hindered food program review before it began
New rules on the transparency of Europe’s risk assessment process in the food chain have come into force.
When a company wants to market a new food additive, pesticide or GMO, it submits studies to…
Continue Reading EU rules on risk assessment come into force; reviews continue
Six in 10 people said they would never go to a restaurant again if they contracted a foodborne illness while eating there, according to a survey.
Surveyed consumers said their top food safety concerns included…
Continue Reading Survey identifies main food safety concerns for consumers
Every week I pore over the warning letters the Food and Drug Administration has sent to food firms. These letters are sent to food companies in the U.S. and companies importing into the U.S. …
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Food safety is the main area of concern for consumers, according to a survey by DNV GL.
A total of 4,500 people were asked about food purchasing habits and results indicated the primary focus was…
Continue Reading Survey finds food safety primary concern for consumers
Home-delivered fresh meal kits, locally grown foods, a move toward minimal processing, and restaurant hydroponic gardens are among the emerging industry trends that present food safety challenges. Moreover, consumers have redefined food safety to…
Continue Reading Transparency key in quest for consumer confidence in food
Independent researchers say 22 out of the country’s top 26 grocery chains fail when it comes to warning the public about food recalls. Among those on the fail list are Walmart and Aldi.
Federal officials today confirmed another E. coli outbreak that they had previously not revealed to the public. Specific details were not available from the CDC or the FDA, but at least four states have been…
Continue Reading Feds again withhold information about E. coli outbreak; restaurant chain implicated