safety

FDA Uses FSMA Suspension Auhtority; Second Suspension Under New FSMA Powers

The US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) suspended the food facility registration of Roos Foods of Kenton, Delaware. The facility registration is required by…

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FY 2013 483 Data Released; Top Ten Observations Unchanged

The US FDA released enforcement data from fiscal year 2013. The data provides the total number of Form 483 Inspectional Observations, the most common pre-enforcement…

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FDA Publishes Draft Approach to Identifying High Risk Foods Under FSMA

The US Food and Drug Administration announced its

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New FSMA Rule; Proposed Rule on Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food

The US Food and Drug Administration announced a new rule to prevent food safety risks during the transport. This is the seventh and final major…

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FDA Issues Two New Guidance Documents; Energy Drinks and Liquid Dietary Supplements Under New Scrutiny

The US FDA issued two new guidance documents focused on energy drinks following a Congressional call for action.

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Marijuana, THC, and the US FDA – What Does Increasing Legalization Mean for Food, Drugs, and Dietary Supplements?

Colorado made headlines this past week when its decriminalization of marijuana went into effect. Since that time an increasing number of calls and e-mails rushed…

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New FSMA Rule; FDA Proposed Rule: Focused Mitigation Strategies to Protect Food Against Intentional Adulteration

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a new rule today under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

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FDA Annouces Significant Overhaul of Proposed Produce Safety Rule

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

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Proposed Preventative Controls and GMP Rule for Animal Food and Feed; Overview

The pet food and animal feed industry is set for sweeping changes under the newly proposed Preventative Controls and GMP rule. The US Food and…

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Government Shutdown; Update on Impact on USDA & FDA

The US federal government is shutdown. The impact will be felt by all areas of FDA and USDA regulated industry. The FDA will cease all…

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Rare Recall Arrest; Jensen Farms Cantaloupe Owners Arrested, Charged

A rare and stunning arrest was made this week by the FDA and US Attorney’s Office. Eric and Ryan Jensen, the owners of the now…

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Review of FSVP Part 2: The Basic Mechanics of a FSVP

Food Court continues its series discussing the new Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) rule issued by the US FDA under the Food Safety Modernization Act…

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