The Listeriosis risk assessment is a joint effort between FDA and Health Canada. FDA seeks FSMA comments at meetings in Illinois, Oregon.
February 12, 2013
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing two additional public meetings on the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA): Proposed Rules for Produce Safety and for the Preventive Controls for Human Food. Last week the agency announced a draft quantitative assessment of the risk of listeriosis from soft-ripened cheese consumption in the United States and Canada. The risk assessment is a joint effort between FDA and Health Canada.
The magazine is the exclusive dairy publication media partner for the annual summit.
December 1, 2012
Dairy Foods announces its new role as the exclusive dairy publication serving as a media partner for the annual Food Safety Summit, the leading forum on food safety and food security, with the world's top authorities examining the most up-to-date innovations in the industry.
Matching the proper labeling supply to the application takes an understanding of the hundreds of chemicals used at chemical washdown sites.
November 28, 2012
Washdown areas in the dairy industry are among the most difficult areas to maintain OSHA compliance for food handling because bacteria can be found in almost any food handling scenario. The food industry relies on chemical washdown processes to eliminate bacteria. Signs and labels communicate safe plant procedures for these requirements. Because of the harsh environment, standard signs have a tendency to bleed or simply peel right off. The International Dairy Foods Association and the National Milk Producers Federation have introduced guidelines to ensure dairy products are protected and signs, labels and tags play an important role communicating these guidelines.
Facilities can register online, via mail or fax. FDA encourages online registration.
October 20, 2012
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued further information and guidance regarding registration requirements for domestic and foreign manufacturers, processors, packers or holders of food for human or animal consumption based on changes made by the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Ac