Food Industry Regulatory Update July 2, 2021

In this Week’s Edition: New USDA COOL Initiative Announced FDA Update on Shrimp Salmonella Outbreak New USDA Consumer Resources on Food Waste Reduction USDA Invests $55 Million to Increase Capacity and Expand Access in Meat and Poultry Inspection Operations AMS Revises Black-Eyed Beans Grade Standards FDA Releases Cyclospora Prevention, Response and Research Action Plan FDA…

Food Industry Regulatory Update June 25, 2021

Food Industry Regulatory Update June 25, 2021 In this Week’s Edition: FDA Reports on State Adoption Status of Retail Food Code USDA Releases Study on Hurdles to Healthy Eating on SNAP FDA Publishes Web Page on Reporting Illnesses from Natural Toxins in Seafood California Walnut Marketing Order Assessment Lowered AMS Removes Frozen Mangos from Marketing…

Food Industry Regulatory Update April 23, 2021

In this Week’s Edition: FSIS Updates Lab Testing Criteria for E. coli USDA Extends Universal Free Lunch Program Through 2021-22 School Year FDA New Era of Smarter Food Safety Podcast Robert Bonnie Nominated to Serve as USDA Undersecretary for Farm Production and Conservation AMS Announces User Fees for 2021-22 AMS Seeks Comments on Wheat Standards…

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…