Food Safety

Food Safety

Preparing for the FDA’s Foreign Supplier Verification program

January 10, 2014

Changes in food-safety regulations aren’t just limited to the U.S. I recently took part in an international food-safety meeting in China, during which representatives from 19 nations talked about changes underway in food-safety regulations in their respective countries. 


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Online petition asks Kellogg’s to remove GMOs from products

January 9, 2014

A petition started by GMO Free USA on Care2.com urges Kellogg’s to remove genetically modified ingredients from its products.


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FDA extends trans-fats comment period

January 3, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration has extended the comment timeframe on its preliminary determination regarding partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) for 60 days, through March 8.


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Food traceability technologies market 2014-2024

December 13, 2013

What does the future hold for food traceability technologies? A new report shows you potential revenues to 2024, assessing data, trends, opportunities and prospects there.


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Act now to comply with food-safety regulations

December 10, 2013

The global food industry is faced with some of the biggest food-safety changes in history. Not only has the U.S. proposed changes in the way food safety will be addressed, but so has Canada, China, India and other countries. 


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GFSI releases food-safety auditor competencies

November 22, 2013

The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) issues the first edition of its Food Safety Auditor Competencies on its website. Available for download, the framework is the culmination of three years of work by the multidisciplinary GFSI Auditor Competence Working Group, mandated to define generic food-safety auditor competencies underpinning GFSI benchmarked schemes, and the mechanisms by which they can be assessed and verified.


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FDA extends FSMA comment deadline

November 21, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is now accepting comments on the “Foreign Supplier Verification Programs for Importers of Food for Human and Animals” and “Accreditation of Third-Party Auditors/Certification Bodies to Conduct Food Safety Audits and to Issue Certifications” rules until Jan. 27, 2014.


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IDDBA, IDFA and GS1 US issue new traceability implementation guideline for dairy, deli and bakery industries

November 12, 2013

The Traceability for Dairy, Deli & Bakery US Implementation Guideline was developed in collaboration with the food industry to offer best practices for improving traceability and food safety.


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Keeping an eye on inspection/detection

November 11, 2013

In bakeries and snack plants, packaging operations are becoming more automated, sophisticated and complex due to new food-safety regulations. We uncover a few advances in metal detection and x-ray technology that are helping to facilitate these food producers’ inspection/detection processes.


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Enforcement changes in the food industry

November 11, 2013

On Sept. 26, the two owners of Jensen Farms, were arrested for shipping adulterated food in 2011. The charge was shipping contaminated cantaloupe, which resulted in the death of 33 people and sickened 147 people. The two brothers were arrested on misdemeanor charges of introducing adulterated food into commerce. 


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