FDA Announcements

May 19, 2021

line drawings of a truck, a person with a smart phone, and a fieldOn May 18, the FDA announced that on June 1, they will launch The FDA New Era of Smarter Food Safety Low- or No-Cost Tech-enabled Traceability Challenge, asking stakeholders, including technology providers, entrepreneurs, and innovators, to develop traceability tools that can be implemented in a scalable, cost-effective way for food operations of all sizes.

On Thursday, April 29, 2021, FDA launched the first in a new quarterly podcast series that focuses on the development and use of new technologies to strengthen the ability of FDA, regulated industry, and others to accelerate prevention, speed outbreak response, and more swiftly adapt to crises that could affect the human and animal food supply.