FDA

FDA Commissioner talks regulation of hurricane-hit crops

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., has issued a statement about crops impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma and FDA’s work with farmers affecte... READ MORE »

Compliance guide issued under Produce Safety Rule

The FDA has issued a Small Entity Compliance Guide (SECG),  to help small businesses comply with the Produce Safety Rule mandated by the Food Safety ... READ MORE »

ASTA welcomes USDA plant breeding policy

USDA released for pre-publication a proposed rule-making notice related to plant breeding innovation. The American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) has b... READ MORE »

FDA issues draft guidance for sprout operations

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued draft guidance to assist sprout operations subject to the Produce Safety Rule (80 FR 74353), an... READ MORE »

Preventive Controls guidance issued for small businesses

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued small entity compliance guidances under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) to assist smal... READ MORE »

Plan for food safety recalls before they happen

Preparing for a food safety recall can be daunting, but a little planning can go a long way, according to Amy Philpott, a senior director at Watson Gr... READ MORE »

North Carolina awarded $5.3M for produce safety program

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) recently received a five-year, $5.3 million grant from the Food and ... READ MORE »

NSAC applauds final rule on food facility registration

The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) has issued a statement welcoming the issuance of the FDA's final rule amending the Food Safety... READ MORE »

Food facility registration to be updated

The FDA today finalized a rule as part of the implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) to improve the accuracy of the food facility... READ MORE »

Public meetings on FSMA safety programs set for June

The FDA will host three one-day public meetings, entitled “FDA Food Safety Modernization Act: Focus on Strategic Implementation of Prevention-Orien... READ MORE »


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