FDA

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 »

FDA to increase access of food safety training with partnerships with state ag departments

Manufactured foods will be getting a boost in safety thanks to a partnership between the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Institute of Foo... continue reading »

E. coli outbreak: Three California counties cleared for romaine lettuce distribution

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) organization released a statement Dec. 13 regarding the FDA’s announcement regarding roma... continue reading »

FDA: E. coli outbreak traced to Santa Barbara County farm

They say the investigation is ongoing and more sources are possible, but as of the afternoon of Dec. 13, the FDA is reporting traceback efforts in the... continue reading »

FDA planning outreach to help stakeholders, farmers better understand Produce Safety Rule

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been working with partners to develop and make available resources to help stakeholders better underst... continue reading »