The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has updated FDA.gov to include updated fact sheets, and new guidance as a resource for importers subject to the FSVP rule, which makes them responsible for verifying that foodRead more
The Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration (IFSAC) invites the public to participate in a webinar on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The one-hour webinar will describe IFSAC’s new strategicRead more
FDA is Revoking Food Additive Approval for the Use of Perchlorate in Sealing Gaskets for Food Containers Because its Use Has Been Abandoned
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is amending the food additive regulations to revoke the use of potassium perchlorate as a component in sealing gaskets for food containers, such as those used in the lidsRead more
Whole genome sequencing (WGS) is an advanced technology that the FDA is increasingly using to better understand foodborne pathogens, including identifying the nature and source of microbes that contaminate food and cause outbreaks of illness.Read more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has signed an arrangement with the Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources recognizing each other’s food safety systems as comparable to each other. This is the third time thatRead more
FDA has a leading role in advancing revolutionary new testing technology that creates human organ systems in miniature on micro-engineered chips about the size of a AA battery.
On April 11, 2017, FDA announced a multi-yearRead more
FDA to Hold Public Meeting in Preparation for International Cooperation on Cosmetics Regulation (ICCR-11) Meeting
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today that it will hold a public meeting to receive input on topics pertaining to the regulation of cosmetics to help the agency prepare for the InternationalRead more
The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) heralded a new era of enhanced collaboration between the FDA and its counterparts in state governments across the country.
The states have an important role in bringing to lifeRead more