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FDA recently extended compliance deadlines for parts of the Food Safety Modernization Act and issued draft guidance for the Produce Safety Rule, a key...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

FDA hiring 40 officers for Produce Safety Network

The FDA continues to build the Produce Safety Network that will support the implementation of the produce safety rule that became final last November.... continue reading »

PMA field tour brings produce safety insights to policymakers

Produce Marketing Association (PMA) senior staff co-hosted local farm and packinghouse visits on Aug. 5 for FDA's new Deputy Commissioner for Foods an... continue reading »

FDA holding public meetings on FSMA implementation

The FDA will host three one-day public meetings, entitled “FDA Food Safety Modernization Act: Focus on Strategic Implementation of Prevention-Orien... continue reading »

FDA: Canada has comparable food safety system to US

FDA has signed an arrangement with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and the Department of Health Canada (Health Canada) recognizing each oth... continue reading »

DOJ investigating Dole after listeria outbreak

The Department of Justice (DOJ) is conducting its own investigation on a multi-state listeria outbreak linked to a processing facility in Springfield,... continue reading »

FDA hosting FSMA transportation rule webinar

The FDA will host a webinar on April 25  to discuss pieces of the Food Safety Modernization Act Final Rule on Sanitary Transportation of Human and An... continue reading »