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Draft guidance issued for sprout operations standards

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued draft guidance to assist sprout operations subject to the Produce Safety Rule (80 FR 74353), an... continue reading »

Comment period on use of ‘healthy’ labeling extended

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is extending the comment period for a docket to receive information and comments on the use of the term “hea... continue reading »

FDA clarifies use of fruit, vegetable juice as color additives

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued draft guidance to clarify when juices from fruits and vegetables may be used as color additives for ... continue reading »

The language on the label

With a growing local food movement and changes in federal regulations for food production and labeling, processors are having to take a closer look at... continue reading »

Preventive Controls guidance issued for small businesses

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued small entity compliance guidances under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) to assist smal... continue reading »

FDA updates manufactured food standards

The FDA has issued revised food safety standards for state regulatory programs that oversee food facilities that manufacture, process, pack, or hold f... continue reading »

FDA awards states $21.8 Million for produce safety rule implementation

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has awarded a total of $21.8 million to support 42 states to help implement the FDA Food Safety Moderniz... continue reading »

Roka Bioscience to co-present FDA webinar

Roka Bioscience will launch a new technology-based environmental auditing program during a co-presented webcast titled "Play FDA for a day: Criminali... continue reading »

FDA prepares FSMA guidance for foodborne illness prevention

When we were drafting and seeking public comment on the rules that will implement the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), we promised that we w... continue reading »

United Fresh issues statement on FSMA deadline extension

FDA recently extended compliance deadlines for parts of the Food Safety Modernization Act and issued draft guidance for the Produce Safety Rule, a key... continue reading »