FSMA

FSMA 204: How produce-based food producers can prepare for changes

As produce-based food producers around the globe emerge from pandemic restrictions, they are encountering, in many cases, significant supply chain iss... continue reading »

FDA will not enforce five provisions of FSMA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued guidance March 11 on its intent not to enforce certain provisions of five rules that implement the ... continue reading »

FSMA 204 webinar

Traceability rule changes looming with FSMA 204

In September 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a 199-page Proposed Rule for Record Keeping for Food Traceability as part of t... continue reading »

Informing on the FSMA water quality rule

While we’re waiting for the dust to settle around newly proposed changes to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) agricultural water requirements... continue reading »

FDA updates guidance docs for juice hazards, low-acid canned foods

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has updated three guidance documents for food producers covered by the FDA’s regulations. They are fo... continue reading »

Food Safety Modernization Act training grants coming from USDA-NIFA

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) will invest $10 million in 21 grants to develop and i... continue reading »

Food Traceability Leadership Consortium identifies guidelines for FSMA regulations

The Food Traceability Leadership Consortium (FTLC), formed in March, has announced three key guidelines for its ongoing work to explore solutions to t... continue reading »

FDA to hold virtual meetings to discuss proposed traceability rule

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will be holding a series of three virtual one-day public meetings to discuss the recently released propose... continue reading »

LGMA names leafy green industry veteran Crawford as compliance officer

The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) has named Willette Crawford as its compliance officer. She will hold the same role for the Ariz... continue reading »

Organic Grower Summit to include session on how FSMA rule will affect leafy greens

The first of six educational sessions at the third annual Organic Grower Summit (OGS) features a dive into the changing landscape of food safety on or... continue reading »