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Briefly: Tapeworm tale - IAFP 2018 - Sanitary food transport

BRIEFLY: TAPEWORM TALE - IAFP 2018 - SANITARY FOOD TRANSPORT

Every hour of every day people around the world are living with and working to resolve food safety issues. Here is a sampling of current...

FDA to delay enforcement on four FSMA rules

FDA TO DELAY ENFORCEMENT ON FOUR FSMA RULES

Some of the provisions of the Food Safety Modernization Act will be delayed in implementation while FDA works through potential problems...

 
 
 
FDA's adulteration watchdogs talk about food terrorism

FDA'S ADULTERATION WATCHDOGS TALK ABOUT FOOD TERRORISM

FDA's Ryan Newkirk, left, and Jon Woody work to prevent and defend against intentional contamination of food. As part of the Food Safety...

Transparency, temperature, tenacity can tame FSMA terrors

TRANSPARENCY, TEMPERATURE, TENACITY CAN TAME FSMA TERRORS

The FDA's Food Safety Modernization Act was signed into law in 2011. The act granted the FDA a number of new powers and enforcement...

 
 
 
Food safety training, treatments addressed in federal grants

FOOD SAFETY TRAINING, TREATMENTS ADDRESSED IN FEDERAL GRANTS

If you think you're got problems, try being a farmer. They're faced with an impressive array of enemies that are waging war on their...

Rise of technology in food safety

RISE OF TECHNOLOGY IN FOOD SAFETY

Editor's note: This is the first of a four-part series on technology and food safety sponsored by PAR Technologies. pH meters, infrared...

 
 
 
FSVP compliance with FSMA achievable with A, B, C approach

FSVP COMPLIANCE WITH FSMA ACHIEVABLE WITH A, B, C APPROACH

Provisions of the Foreign Supplier Verification Program , under the jurisdiction of the Food and Drug Administration, were enacted...

FSMA whistleblower clause protects those who report problems

FSMA WHISTLEBLOWER CLAUSE PROTECTS THOSE WHO REPORT PROBLEMS

Before the Food Safety Modernization Act, no protection from retaliation existed for privately employed food and agriculture workers...

 
 
 
FDA launches training module on Sanitary Transportation Rule

FDA LAUNCHES TRAINING MODULE ON SANITARY TRANSPORTATION RULE

As part of the preventive refocus that is the cornerstone of the Food Safety Modernization Act, the Food and Drug Administration has...

OIG says FDA needs to boost efficiency to meet federal law

OIG SAYS FDA NEEDS TO BOOST EFFICIENCY TO MEET FEDERAL LAW

Food and Drug Administration domestic food inspections are “on track” for now, but not for the tighter timeframes called for in the...

 
 
 
Office of Inspector General: FDA - Needs to Inspect US Food Facilities More

OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL: FDA - NEEDS TO INSPECT US FOOD FACILITIES MORE

What OIG Found FDA is on track to meet the domestic food facility inspection timeframes for the initial cycles mandated by FSMA; however,...

On a clear day you can see omnichannel biz forever with IOT

ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE OMNICHANNEL BIZ FOREVER WITH IOT

Editor's note: This is the final installment of a four-part series sponsored by Par Technologies. For Parts 1 through 3, please see...

 
 
 
FDA's Gottlieb tells state ag bosses how FSMA is going to work

FDA'S GOTTLIEB TELLS STATE AG BOSSES HOW FSMA IS GOING TO WORK

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb Tuesday talked about compliance with new food regulations at the...

Omnichannel ops and IOT

OMNICHANNEL OPS AND IOT

Editor's note: This is Part 3 of a special series sponsored by Par Technologies Corp. Read Part 4 on Sept. 25. With just a few taps...

 
 
 
Publisher's Platform: Why the US imports tainted food that can kill you

PUBLISHER'S PLATFORM: WHY THE US IMPORTS TAINTED FOOD THAT CAN KILL YOU

From an Op-ed on the Hill this week. Here is an excerpt: This week the CDC reported that at least 47 people were stricken with Salmonella...

Produce states get $30 million to help FDA enforce new rule

PRODUCE STATES GET $30 MILLION TO HELP FDA ENFORCE NEW RULE

Forty-three states and territories are getting a total of $30.9 million from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to help the federal...

 
 
 
The future of food the food biz: Preventing food safety crises

THE FUTURE OF FOOD THE FOOD BIZ: PREVENTING FOOD SAFETY CRISES

Food safety concerns are at an all-time high and the global food industry is facing a raft of new regulations, including more frequent...

Death by a thousand cuts

DEATH BY A THOUSAND CUTS

Editor's note: This opinion piece by Phyllis Entis was originally published on eFoodAlert.com and is reposted here with permission. Donald...

 
 
 
FDA permits three exceptions from sanitary transportation rule

FDA PERMITS THREE EXCEPTIONS FROM SANITARY TRANSPORTATION RULE

The Food and Drug Administration has published three waivers to the now final Sanitary Transportation rule mandated by the Food Safety...

States need $100M more for Food Safety Modernization Act

STATES NEED $100M MORE FOR FOOD SAFETY MODERNIZATION ACT

President Trump may have proposed a “skinny budget” for most domestic spending, including food and agricultural program for the next...