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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released two reports last week on its sampling of whole fresh avocados and hot peppers to determine how frequently harmful bacteria are found in each commodity.
December 4, 2018
November 28, 2018
Food facilities that are required to register with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration must renew their registration this year between October 1 and December 31. FDA has recently added new resources to assist food facilities in this process.
The December 2018 newsletter was sent out today.
The rise in reported food-borne illness outbreaks has sparked an urgent need for transformation regarding the nation’s food safety system.
The Northeast Center to Advance Food Safety and the Center for Agriculture and Food Systems at Vermont Law School are working in partnership to identify and answer critical legal questions relating to the Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule.
Last week, the Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration (IFSAC) released a report titled “Foodborne illness source attribution estimates for 2016 for Salmonella, Escherichia coli O157, Listeria monocytogenes, and Campylobacter using multi-year outbreak s
Two new add on's have been released by the NCR FSMA. For guidance on Domesticated Animals and Frozen and Dehydrated Foods, please consult the new resources.
November 1, 2018
Yesterday, the FDA released an investigation report which provides an overview of factors that potentially contributed to the contamination of romaine lettuce with E.
The NCR FSMA recently released a document entitled "Bodily Fluid Clean Up on the Farm." Find guidance for handling bodily fluids in the field and packhouse.
The November 2018 newsletter has released. Read it here:
FDA Public Meetings to Discuss Draft Guidance for Industry on the Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption
The FDA released several updates over the past week:
Looking for the resources from the October 23 meeting? Find them here.
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FDA will hold a webinar on October 25, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Eastern to provide food facility registrants with information regarding the 2018 Biennial Registration Renewal which began October 1, 2018.
FDA enforcement delay provides time to educate produce growers on safety. Read thoughts by Dr. Scott Gottlieb, FDA Commissioner, and Deputy Commissioner Stephen Ostroff on delaying implementation of enforcement dates.