Food Industry Regulatory Update April 16, 2021

In this Week’s Edition: FDA Advises Companies Regarding Inadvertent Presence of Low Levels of Certain Genetically Engineered Canola Seeds USDA Boosts Food Assistance for Homeless Young Adults Seeking Refuge in Shelters FSIS Publishes Study on Effects of Antimicrobial Interventions on Indicator Organisms during Beef Carcass Dressing FSIS Posts Microbiological Sampling Results Data Vilsack Speaks on…

Food Industry Regulatory Update April 2, 2021

In this Week’s Edition: FDA Postpones DUNS Number Requirement for Food Facility Registration Update on “Real Water” Hepatitis Outbreak USDA Names Oscar Gonzalez as Assistant Secretary for Administration USDA Releases Semi-Annual Regulatory Agenda AMS Seeking Nominations for National Organic Standards Board USDA Extends Emergency SNAP Benefits FDA Color Additive Certification Report FSIS Updates List of…

Food Industry Regulatory Update February 26, 2021

In this Week’s Edition: FDA Publishes Resources for Food Industry About COVID-19 Vaccine AMS Amends Irish Potato and Mango Orders APHIS Proposes Updates Brucellosis and Bovine Tuberculosis Classifications for Canada and Brucellosis Classification for Sonora, Mexico FDA Releases New Agricultural Biotechnology Curriculum for Middle and High School Students FSIS Updates Directive on Safe and Suitable…

Food Industry Regulatory Update February 19, 2021

In this Week’s Edition: FDA Publishes Materials from Traceability Meetings Including Supply Chain Example FDA Responds to Concerns About Toxins in Baby Food USDA Announces Monica Rainge as Assistant Deputy Secretary for Civil Rights FDA Provides Update on Listeria Outbreak Involving Fresh and Soft Cheese FDA and USDA Consumer Tips on Maintaining Food Safety During…

Food Industry Regulatory Update February 12, 2021

In this Week’s Edition: ITC Rules Increased Blueberry Imports Do Not Injure U.S. Growers CSPI Petitions FSIS on Salmonella and Campylobacter Standards FDA Moves into Second Phase of Artificial Intelligence for Seafood Imports FDA Updated Interstate Certified Shellfish Shippers List Codex Committee Meetings Announced on Herbs and Spices and Methods of Analysis and Testing AMS…

Food Industry Regulatory Update 09/04/2020

Food Industry Regulatory Update September 4, 2020 In this week’s edition: FDA Import Screening Pilot Update FSIS to Host Public Meeting on the Future of Consumer Food Safety Education FDA and FSIS Recognize September as Food Safety Education Month FDA Updated Interstate Certified Shellfish Shipper List USDA Secretary Hosts Podcast on Educating Consumers About GMOs…

Food Industry Regulatory Update July 24, 2020

Food Industry Regulatory Update July 24, 2020 In this week’s edition: FDA to Begin Inspections of Small Business for Food Defense Rule Compliance in March 2021 FDA to Hold Webinar on Leafy Greens Action Plan FSIS Grants National Chicken Council Petition on Avian Leukosis Lesions Being Trimable Condition FDA Announces Qualified Health Claim for Cranberry…

Food Industry Regulatory Update – July 3, 2020

Food Industry Regulatory Update July 3, 2020 In this week’s edition: FSIS Publishes Retail Exemption Amounts FDA on USMCA USDA Amends California Olive Marketing Order FSIS Updates Directive on E. coli Enforcement Verification Activities for Raw Beef FSIS Updates Lists of Foreign Establishments From New Zealand, Israel and Croatia Eligible to Export to U.S. USDA Approves Pandemic…

Food Industry Regulatory Update Week of June 22, 2020

In this week’s edition: FDA and CDC Release Guidance on Protecting Seafood Workers from COVID-19 FSIS Updates Cooperative Interstate Shipment Establishment List FSIS Publishes Poultry Salmonella Testing Results of Establishments FDA Launches Online Portal to Assist Industry with Exporting Animal Products USDA Approves Online SNAP for Kansas FDA Launches Tobacco Product Application Webpage FSIS Updates…

Food Industry Regulatory Update: Week of 06/08/2020

In this week’s edition: USDA Provides Update on Meatpacking Capacity Enoki Mushroom Listeria Outbreak Declared Over AMS Rule on Florida Tomato Handling New APHIS Requirements on Tomato and Pepper Imports FSIS Updates Establishment Directory AMS Proposes to Change National List of Allowable Substances in Organic Livestock Products FDA Update on World Food Safety Day FDA…