Food Industry Regulatory Update Week of 03/09/2020

Food Industry Regulatory Update: Week of 03/09/2020 In this week’s edition: AMS Changes Reporting Requirements on Imports FDA Halts Foreign Inspections FSIS FOIA Request Report FDA CBD Update FDA Action Plan on Leafy Greens FSIS Recognizes UK for Raw Beef Exports; Updates COVID-19 Website; Announces More Leadership Changes FDA Warning Letters on Fraudulent COVID-19 Cures…

Regulatory Update Week of 02/10/2020

FSMA Food Defense Guidance, Sweeping Changes to Organic Program, PACA Suspensions, Import Alerts, Updated FSIS Establishment Directory and More Food Industry Regulatory Update: Week of 02/10/2020 In this week’s edition: FDA Releases Food Defense Guidance AMS To Require More Businesses (Including Wholesalers) To Get Organic Certification; Adds Import Documentation Requirements FDA VQIP Portal Now Online…

FSIS Informs Inspectors on New Country of Origin Labeling Requirements

On February 3, 2015, the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued a notice to inspection program personnel (IPP) to make them aware of the Agricultural Marketing Service’s (AMS) final rule on Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) published in the Federal Register on May 24, 2013, which requires…