Food Industry Regulatory Update August 14, 2020

In this week’s edition: FDA Finalizes Rule Related to Gluten-Free Labeling for Foods Containing Fermented, Hydrolyzed Ingredients FSIS Discontinues Sampling and Testing for Chicken Necks, Hearts, Gizzards, and Livers FDA Update on Red Onion Salmonella Outbreak FSIS Updates Establishment Directory USDA Announces More Eligible Commodities for CFAP FSIS Enhances PHIS Export Module FSIS and Vermont…

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 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…

Regulatory Update Week of 03/02/2020

Food Industry Regulatory Update: Week of 03/02/2020 In this week’s edition: Kiecker Named as FSIS Administrator APHIS Publishes Final Lacey Act De Minimis Exception Rule FDA Voluntary Cosmetic Registration Update FDA Announces Public Meeting on International Cooperation on Cosmetics USDA Files PACA Action Against RRD Produce USDA Requests Comment on Quantifying Greenhouse Gas Emissions FDA…

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…