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Recent developments across the globe have put an increasing focus on the traceability of foods. In an effort to better protect public health from foodborne illness outbreaks and recalls, governments across the world are in the process of implementing new regulations around food traceability. The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) announces a new Journal of Food Science supplement on this topic.
Groups for Monsanto, PepsiCo and other major food companies are teaming to form the Coalition for Safe Affordable Food (CFSAF). The group hopes to create one national standard for Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) labeling and oppose efforts in various states that are pushing for better consumer information.
“One World, One Safe Food Supply” is the theme of the 2014 Global Food Safety Conference. The event will convene Feb. 26-28 at the Hotel Hilton Anaheim in Anaheim, Calif.
American farmers and representatives from a diverse group of industry and nongovernmental organizations form the Coalition for Safe Affordable Food (CFSAF) to advocate for Congressional action on a federal labeling solution for food and beverage products made with genetically modified ingredients (GMOs).
The Food and Drug Administration released its proposal to implement the Sanitary Food Transportation Act. The proposal is the final element required by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and includes requirements pertaining to refrigeration, vehicle cleaning and protection of food during transport.
Fail-safe metal-detection operation and data-logging functions are in demand today, as bakery and snack food producers look for increased performance, fewer false rejects, durability and protection from misuse.
Chain Guard Industrial Lubricants appoints new distributors for California, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Mexico.
Cutting waste and improving trust in food are the top two of 10 key food and drink industry trends that will dominate 2014, predicts Innova Market Insights.
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.
No, it’s not snowing yet, but the surge of activities the fall months bring in the baking and snack food sectors can sometimes feel like a blizzard. The amount of new offerings from the exciting International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) 2013, Oct. 6-9 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, was intense.
On-Demand: SQF 2000, FSMA, ISO 22000/PAS220 and other standards continue to gain traction in an attempt to create safer foods and beverages.Read More