FDA

FDA, produce industry ramping up leafy greens food safety efforts

Although the U.S. food supply chain is one of the safest in the world, the federal government notes there are still approximately 48 million cases of ... continue reading »

FDA to partner with California state, university orgs on leafy greens food safety study

On Nov. 19, 2020 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the launch of a longitudinal study in partnership with the California Departme... continue reading »

FDA extends traceability rule comment period

The Food and Drug Administration is extending the public comment period for the Food Safety Modernization Act’s traceability rule. The agency’... continue reading »

FDA to hold virtual meetings to discuss proposed traceability rule

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will be holding a series of three virtual one-day public meetings to discuss the recently released propose... continue reading »

USDA could require produce processors to continue production during COVID-19

Two U.S. federal government agencies have reached an agreement where produce processors would be forced to remain open during the COVID-19 pandemic, l... continue reading »

FDA issues coronavirus need-to-know info for food producers

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued the following information on COVID-19 (coronavirus) to assist food producers and consumers limit ... continue reading »

PMA makes recommendations for FDA’s ‘New Era of Smarter Food Safety’

The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) held a public meeting Oct. 21 to solicit feedback from stakeholders regarding a "New Era of Smarter Food Saf... continue reading »

FDA wants food makers to utilize ‘Best If Used By’ date labeling for non-perishable goods

The Food and Drug Administration is urging the food industry to adopt “Best If Used By” introductory phrase for date labeling that has to do with ... continue reading »

Berries

FDA conducting unscheduled frozen berry testing for pathogens

The Food & Drug Administration is in the process of collecting samples of frozen strawberries, blackberries and raspberries through unscheduled te... continue reading »

FDA requesting more resources for food safety in Trump’s 2020 budget

The Food and Drug Administration issued the following statement from Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., and Deputy Commissioner Frank Yiannas on Mar... continue reading »