Stic Harris, DVM, MPH, has been the director of FDA’s Coordinated Outbreak Response and Evaluation Network (CORE) since August 2017. He is responsible for the agency’s surveillance, response, and post-response activities associated with outbreaks ofRead more
Those guidance documents the Food and Drug Administration hands out to food manufacturers and others don’t mean as much as they once did. The Department of Justice has changed its policy so government lawyers willRead more
The FDA has released an updated version of the federal Food Code with “significant changes” that include a section on the use of bandages among foodservice workers and revised cooking temperatures.
With the Monday release ofRead more
Jim Gorny has returned to FDA, where he was a food safety expert at a critical time in the agency’s efforts to enhance produce safety. He left the agency five years ago to work onRead more
The first major compliance date for the Produce Safety Rule under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) arrived on January 26, 2018, when larger farms must comply with the rule that, for the firstRead more
Today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is taking important new steps in its oversight of imported foods.
First, the FDA announced that it has recognized the first accreditation body under the voluntary Accredited Third-Party Certification Program createdRead more
The Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration (IFSAC) has released materials from a webinar held on December 15, 2017 about a report on Foodborne Illness Source Attribution Estimates for 2013. The webinar materials, including the presentation slides,Read more
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What was the Problem and What is being Done About It?
What are the Symptoms of E. coli O157:H7 Infection?
Who is at Risk?
What Do Restaurants and Retailers Need To Do?
What Do Consumers Need To Do?
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued five guidance documents to help importers and food producers meet key food safety provisions mandated by the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
Two of these documents, a draftRead more
U.S. manufacturers and processors eligible to ship dairy products to Chile, China, or the European Union (EU) must apply for inclusion on the applicable lists through the FDA’s Dairy Listing Module (DLM). On July 25,Read more