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FDA takes steps to limit lead in juice

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued draft action levels for lead in single-strength (ready to drink) apple juice and other single-strengt... continue reading »

FDA to hold Foodborne Outbreak Response Improvement Plan webinar on April 13

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will hold a webinar at 2 p.m. April 13, on the Foodborne Outbreak Response Improvement Plan that the agen... continue reading »

FDA seeks comment on proposed revision to produce water safety rule

With the release of the proposed produce safety water rule (Subpart E) under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the U.S. Food & Drug Admini... continue reading »

Smarter Food Safety webinar series coming from FDA, Stop Foodborne Illness

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Stop Foodborne Illness, a nonprofit public health organization, are collaborating on a webinar series that ... continue reading »

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 »