Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued two guidance documents intended for facilities that may be subject to the Preventive Controls for Animal Food rule or the Preventive Controls for Human Food rule.
One ofRead more
The U.S Food and Drug Administration is announcing public meetings to be held in Charlotte, North Carolina, and San Francisco, California, regarding its Agricultural Biotechnology Education and Outreach Initiative. Congress appropriated $3 million to fundRead more
The Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration Hosts a Webinar on Foodborne Illness Source Attribution Estimates for 2013
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
People with celiac disease could get very sick if they eat gluten, a mixture of proteins that occur naturally in grains and are found in many foods, including breads, cakes, cereals and pastas. To giveRead more
Food manufacturers are getting an extra 18 to 30 months to begin putting revised Nutrition Facts, Supplement Facts and Serving Size labels on their products.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the delay on Sept.Read more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing to extend the compliance dates for the Nutrition Facts and Supplement Facts label final rule and the Serving Size final rule from July 26, 2018, to Jan.Read more
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the availability of an online food safety training module for carriers engaged in the transportation of food by rail or motor vehicle in the United States.Read more
FDA Commissioner Addresses State Agriculture Commissioners; Announces New Steps to Enhance Collaboration with States and Ensure Farmers Are Prepared for FSMA
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., today outlined a number of immediate next steps in a comprehensive approach to ensuring successful implementation of the Produce Safety Rule established by the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
FDA Acknowledges Qualified Health Claim Linking Early Peanut Introduction and Reduced Risk of Developing Peanut Allergy
After conducting a systematic review of the available scientific evidence, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has determined that it intends to exercise enforcement discretion for the use of a qualified health claim for infantsRead more