A concern for safe food has spurred reporters to dig into the causes and make suggestions on how to ensure it doesn’t happen again. Naturally, some suggestions are stronger than others. Here’s a brief review of what’s being discussed:
The new website is intended to help the state’s growers comply with FSMA and the new federal Produce Safety Rule.
Previously, the warning applied only to chopped romaine, salads, and salad mixes.
For the second time in months, a hard-to-trace E. coli outbreak leads to a widespread ban of romaine lettuce.
U.S. Apple Association calls Environmental Working Group’s reporting ‘inaccurate’ and ‘harmful.’
While the first Food Safety Modernization Act compliance date has arrived, it’s time to get prepared for what the future will be like.
The FDA has launched a new FSMA landing page on FDA.gov to help stakeholders more easily access information and resources about […]
Now is the time to raise concerns with lawmakers while they’re still working with FDA to develop food safety inspection protocols.
Listeria, salmonella, and E. coli, are among pathogens the product inhibits in wash water.
Agency says it does not intend to enforce rules during discretion period.
A multi-state and Canadian e coli outbreak has lead to the organization (and the Canadian government) to urge consumers to not eat romaine.
The Produce Safety Rule kicks in for large farms in January, but FDA will focus more on teaching rather than regulating this year.
Growers and other interested parties are encouraged by United Fresh to weigh in on agricultural water requirements in the Food Safety Modernization Act.
Dates of compliance are listed in order of when they should be followed.
FDA issued a rule to extend compliance dates for agricultural water and announced a start date for farm inspections.
While the free tool was primarily designed for use by small firms, any size manufacturer can opt to use it.
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