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 15, 2020

FSIS Updates Directive on Verifying Compliance with Requirements for Written Recall Plan Procedures APHIS Considers Allowing Importation of Fresh Raspberries and Turmeric from Peru USDA Trade Mitigation Purchases from Farmers Update USDA Extends Farmers to Families Food Box Program Contracts USDA Approves Online SNAP for South Carolina, Utah, Delaware and Mississippi FSIS Updates Lists of…

USFI Presents at Ka pasesi 2015

On March 26, 2015, Erik Lieberman, President of U.S. Food Imports LLC, gave a presentation at Ka pasesi 2015, an international agriculture conference in Kaunas, Lithuania, entitled “Key Issues for Food Exporters to the United States.”  Lieberman reviewed key U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulatory requirements among other things.  The slides may…

APHIS Withdraws GMO Rule

On March 4, 2015, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced that it was withdrawing its proposed rule relating to the importation and interstate movement of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and will be crafting an alternative regulatory regime.  They will holding a series of webinars in upcoming months on the issue.  Information on the webinars…