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
When the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food rule was proposed, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it intended to waive the rule’s requirements in certain cases in which they would not beRead more
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration took a step towards ensuring the accuracy of its inventory of importers responsible for meeting the requirements of the Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP) rule.
The FDA issued guidanceRead more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) have issued a new Strategic Plan for 2017-2021Read more
The Food and Drug Administration is reopening the comment period on its draft guidance for industry: fruit juice and vegetable juice as color additives in food for 60 days to allow interested persons additional timeRead more