Articles Tagged with ''regulations''

Up to 32 percent of seafood imported to US caught illegally, study says

That represents between $1.3 and $2.1 billion worth of illegal and unreported product.
April 21, 2014
That represents between $1.3 and $2.1 billion worth of illegal and unreported product.
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FSMA Update: Staying ahead of the curve

Comments are in for proposed Produce Safety Rule and Preventive Controls, but final rules have not been issued, leaving processors time to explore audit and certification alternatives.
January 10, 2014
FSMA is still a work in progress, and the final comment period could affect your operation.
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FSA revises rules on contaminants, additives, flavorings and more

New rules will help consolidate existing legislation to make compliance easier.
November 25, 2013

Labeling of groundnuts and other oilseeds will be enforced with new provisions.

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Food Safety

HACCP software: Get with the program!

From HACCP forms generation to automated track-and-trace systems, affordable software tools make FSMA compliance easier for small and medium-sized processors, and can reduce the potential of recalls.
November 8, 2013
Most operations can’t afford to be without HACCP software.
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OECD makes nanomaterial safety assessment recommendations

The group recommends existing chemical safety frameworks be used, but says they may need to be adapted.
October 29, 2013

Nanomaterials offer intriguing applications for food and beverage, but human and environmental risk has not been established.

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As season opens, anxious crabbers await end to government shutdown

With no one in local offices to provide permits, they can't legally catch crabs.
October 15, 2013

With no one in local offices to provide permits, they can't legally catch crabs.

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New poultry, hog inspection protocols under fire

The Government Accountability Office says there is insufficient data to verify the quality or safety of food these programs could deliver.
October 11, 2013

 Other media sources claim the pilot programs fail to stop contaminated meat from entering the supply chain.

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GRAS is crass: conflicts of interest abound

Manufacturers have added around 1,000 additives to the GRAS list without informing FDA.
September 11, 2013

 GRAS ingredients are exempt from FDA’s food additives rules. 

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USDA hasn’t fully implemented 2008 Farm Bill

While the new bill is making its way through Congress, USDA hasn’t fully implemented the 2008 version.
July 3, 2013

FSIS has yet to implement a new inspection program. 

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Women see little role for federal government in guiding product choices or healthy decisions

New survey reveals women feel negatively about government attempts to encourage healthy eating.
June 26, 2013

Distrust of the media is even more prevalent than distrust of the government.

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