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This is what FDA’s smarter food safety looks like

- General News
Frank Yiannas, deputy commissioner for food policy and response at FDA, who helped oversee the New Era of Smarter Food Safety, says 2020 has been a true test.

FDA proposed rule requires stronger traceability for higher risk food

- General News
The FDA is proposing to establish additional traceability recordkeeping requirements (beyond what is already required in existing regulations) for persons who manufacture, process, pack, or hold foods the Agency has designated for inclusion on the Food Traceability List.

FDA issues injunction to stop sprout grower under Produce Safety Rule

- General News
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that Fortune Food Product, Inc., an Illinois-based processor of sprouts and soy products, has agreed to stop production until it, among other things, undertakes remedial action and complies with the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.

Salmonella outbreak tied to bagged peaches at Aldi

- General News
The FDA, along with CDC and state and local partners, is investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis infections.

FDA updates investigation of onions in Salmonella outbreak

- General News
The FDA has initiated an investigation at Thomson International, Inc. to learn more about the potential source of contamination. The investigation is ongoing and additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

Onion outbreak update: FDA working with CFIA

- General News
The FDA, along with CDC and state and local partners, is investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Newport infections. The Public Health Agency of Canada is also investigating an outbreak of Salmonella Newport illnesses that have a genetic fingerprint closely related to the U.S. outbreak.

Thomson International recalls onions in Salmonella outbreak

- General News
Thomson International Inc. of Bakersfield, California is recalling Red, Yellow, White, and Sweet Yellow Onions shipped from May 1, 2020 through the present.

FDA Announces New Protocol for the Development and Registration of Treatments for Preharvest Agricultural Water

- General News
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a new protocol for the development and registration of antimicrobial treatments for preharvest agricultural water, such as the water used in farm irrigation systems.

FDA launches New Era of Food Safety

- General News
To keep pace with the digital evolution, FDA is taking a new approach to food safety, leveraging technology and other tools to create a safer and more digital, traceable food system.

WGA, USDA, FDA push back against Chinese Customs COVID rule

- General News
In response to reports that Chinese Customs is requiring a Letter of Undertaking of Safety of Import Food for food shipments, Western Growers President & CEO Dave Puglia issued the following statement: “The recent move by Chinese authorities to require a statement of undertaking for food importers is not based on any legitimate food safety concern.