Food Industry Regulatory Update May 14, 2021

In this Week’s Edition: FDA Releases Report on Foodborne Illness Risk Factors in Retail Deli Departments FDA Investigating Environmental Impact of Sunscreen Chemicals FDA Releases Report on Red Onion Salmonella Outbreak APHIS Proposes Allowing Mango Imports from Colombia FDA to Implement Sampling for Salinas Valley Lettuce FSIS Performing Clostridium perfringens Market Basket Survey FSIS Updates…

Food Industry Regulatory Update May 7. 2021

In this Week’s Edition: FDA Outlines Strategy to Resume In-Person Inspections FDA to Conduct Consumer Research on “Healthy” Symbol for Foods FDA Releases Retail Food Protection Tool for Regulators Interstate Shellfish Shippers List Update FSIS FOIA Request Report Canadian Oilseed Processors Withdraw Additive Petition for Spent Bleaching Clay in Animal Feed FSIS Updates List of…

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 9, 2021

In this Week’s Edition: FDA Releases Action Plan Addressing Toxins in Baby Food FSIS Updates Sampling Policy for Labeling Claim Verification FDA Takes Steps to Improve Leafy Green Food Safety FSIS National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods Meeting Announced FSIS Notice on Import Reinspection of Cooked Meat from South America APHIS Signs off…

Food Industry Regulatory Update March 5, 2021

In this Week’s Edition: FDA Addresses Industry on Chemical Hazards in Baby Food FDA Update on Hispanic-Style Fresh and Soft Cheese Outbreak FSIS Updates Notice on Receipt of Adulterated or Misbranded Product FSIS Proposes To Require Internet Access at Establishments FDA Voluntary Cosmetic Registration Report USDA Announces Dr. Dewayne Goldmon as Senior Advisor, Racial Equity,…

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…