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.
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.
A survey of LGMA member companies operating shows that producers are capable of quickly tracking product involved in an outbreak or recall.
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.
Mastronardi Produce (sold under the SUNSET brand) has certified its fifth operation through Equitable Food Initiative.
In a year of unparalleled tragedies stemming from the pandemic to California wildfires, lettuce farmers in California and Arizona are taking action to prevent foodborne illness outbreaks.
Duncan Family Farms, a leading family-owned, multi-regional grower of over 7,000 acres of certified organic produce, today announced the installation of a highly effective, controllable and transportable treatment system for irrigation water.
The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement Board voted last week to accept several updates to required food safety practices for the farming of leafy greens.
Summer is salad time, but Pamela and Greg discuss how the leaf items coming from the Salinas, CA, area will face disruption because of heat and fires in the area.
HelloFresh has been informed by one of its ingredient suppliers that it is conducting a voluntary recall of its onions due to the potential presence of salmonella bacteria. Please discard all onions received from May 8 through July 31, 2020.