As part of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued on May 27, 2016 a final rule to require domestic and foreign food facilities, with some exceptions, toRead more
When the Produce Safety Rule became final in November 2015, the FDA began building the Produce Safety Network (PSN) to support the efforts of farmers, state regulators, and other key stakeholders to implement the rule, which is aimedRead more
The Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration (IFSAC) is hosting a webinar to discuss its latest report on updated foodborne illness source attribution estimates using outbreak data for 2013 for Salmonella, Escherichia coli O157, Listeria monocytogenes,Read more
FDA Releases Small Entity Compliance Guide for the FSMA Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food Final Rule
Small Entity Compliance Guides (SECGs) are designed to help small businesses meet federal standards. They are among the resources that the FDA is providing to support compliance with the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued for public comment a draft guidance on best practices to follow when convening a panel of experts to evaluate whether a substance is “generally recognized as safe”Read more
FDA Issues Menu Labeling Guidance, Utilizing Q&A Format and Graphics to Address Concerns, Offer Solutions, and Provide Flexibility
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today released the draft guidance Menu Labeling: Supplemental Guidance for Industry. It addresses comments the agency received on the May 2017 interim final rule (IFR) extending the compliance dateRead more
In a report issued today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found that 98% of domestic and 90% of imported foods tested in FY 2015 were compliant with federal pesticide residue limits.
Pesticides combat pests thatRead more
FDA Issues Guidance to Allow “Co-Manufacturers” Additional Time to Implement Certain Supply-Chain Program Requirements
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the availability of a guidance designed to give certain co-manufacturers more time to meet supplier approval and verification requirements under three FDA food safety regulations.
Three ofRead more