FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb today spoke at the National Food Policy Conference in Washington, D.C., announcing the kickoff of the FDA Nutrition Innovation Strategy. The strategy promotes public health through improved nutrition, encouraging industry innovationRead more
Guidance for Industry: Application of the Foreign Supplier Verification Program Regulation to the Importation of Live Animals
The purpose of this document is to state the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s or the Agency’s) intent to exercise enforcement discretion regarding application of the regulation on foreign supplier verification programs (FSVPs) to importersRead more
Live Animals Processed Under USDA Regulations Do Not Need to Comply with FSVP Regulation, FDA Explains
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration took steps to make the importation of certain live animals less burdensome.
Live animals imported for use as food are regulated by FDA. However, most live animals (e.g., cattle,Read more
FDA Publishes Proposed Determination that European Union’s Shellfish Safety Program is Equivalent to U.S. System
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is inviting public comment in a Federal Register notice on a proposed determination that the European Union (EU) food safety control system for raw bivalve molluscan shellfish intended for exportRead more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued today the 2017 edition of the Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards (Retail Program Standards), which define the key elements of an effective retail food regulatory program for state,Read more
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration released several guidance documents related to the Nutrition Facts label final rule, including a final guidance explaining how the FDA evaluates the scientific evidence supporting citizen petitions toRead more
In its continued efforts to protect consumers and ensure food safety, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has begun testing fresh cilantro, parsley and basil, as well as processed avocado and guacamole, for certain microbialRead more
The Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) has transformed its Education Resource Library into a catalog of nearly 300 publications and videos covering food safety, nutrition, cosmetic safety, dietary supplements, and industry information, including foodRead more
FDA, in Collaboration with American Medical Association, Releases Two Continuing Medical Education Videos: Identifying and Treating Foodborne Illness, and Talking to Patients About Food Safety
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), in collaboration with the American Medical Association (AMA), announced the availability of two continuing medical education (CME) videos for physicians:
What Physicians Need to Know About Foodborne Illness:Read more
FDA Investigates Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Products Reported to Contain Kratom
On this page:
What is the Problem and What is Being Done About It?
What are the Symptoms of Salmonella Infection?
Who is at Risk?
What Do Consumers Need To Do?
Who Should be Contacted?
The U.S. Food and DrugRead more