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FDA updates Salinas Valley lettuce testing procedure

The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has updated its lettuce sampling protocols for the Salinas Valley. The FDA has been in the process of coll... continue reading »

FDA’s survey of processed foods shows no detectable PFAS in produce items

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) conducted its first survey of 167 nationally distributed processed foods to test for PFAS. On Aug. 26, ... continue reading »

FDA releases cyclospora prevention, response and research plan

As part of our ongoing efforts to combat foodborne illness and aligned with our New Era of Smarter Food Safety initiative, the U.S. Food and Drug Admi... continue reading »

FDA issues traceability challenges to create new tools for food tracing

When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the New Era of Smarter Food Safety initiative in April 2019 and then released the bluepri... continue reading »

FDA to test Salinas Valley lettuce samples this year

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will be collecting and testing samples of lettuce grown in California’s Salinas Valley from local commercial c... continue reading »

FDA updates leafy greens E. coli action plan

On April 6, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced two important steps to advance the safety of leafy greens. The first is the release of... continue reading »

FDA’s E. coli leafy greens investigation leading to new recommendations

The Food & Drug Administration released the following statement April 6 from Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response Frank Yiannas on the... continue reading »

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 »