FDA Updates Seafood HACCP Guidance
The updated guidance is available here and relates to FDA and EPA safety levels of physical, chemical and biological hazards.
FDA Recommends Using ITACS During COVID-19 Outbreak
More information here.
FDA Releases Retailer Information on Food Safety During COVID-19 Pandemic
The information is available here.
FSIS Foreign Establishment Updates
FSIS has updated the list of establishments eligible to export to the U.S. from the following countries:
FSIS Releases Foreign Audit Report for Denmark
The audit is available here.
FSIS Update on COVID-19
The update is available here and covers handwashing among other topics.
FSVP Inspections to be Conducted Remotely
More information available here. This step indicates FDA is continuing to pursue active enforcement of the FSVP rule.
FDA Enforcement Discretion on Shell Eggs, Including Packaging and Labeling at Retail
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, FDA has released a guidance document, Temporary Policy Regarding Enforcement of 21 CFR Part 118 (the Egg Safety Rule) During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency to provide producers of shell eggs that normally would be sent to facilities for further processing the flexibility to sell their eggs for distribution to retail locations, such as supermarkets, when certain conditions are present. This flexibility will help egg producers meet increased demand for shell eggs by consumers at retail locations.
FDA has also provided enforcement discretion in regard to the packaging and labeling of shell eggs at retail. More information here.
FDA Color Additive Certification Update
The latest update is available here.
FDA Interstate Certified Shellfish Shippers List Updated
The updated list is available here.
USDA Approves CA and AZ for Online SNAP Sales
More information available here.
Latest FDA Import Alerts
The latest FDA import alerts are available here and include cilantro,seafood, unapproved colors, produce and more.
Latest FDA Warning Letters:
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