Added emphasis placed on the food and production supply chain
January 18, 2022
The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) members, the state commissioners, secretaries and directors of agriculture, hand-selected 9 issues to serve as the organization’s primary policy focus for 2022.
Money goes to food safety outreach, training and education
October 4, 2021
USDA's NIFA announced an investment of $10 million for 21 grants to develop and implement food safety and Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)-related training, education, extension outreach and technical assistance for food processors and farmers with small to mid-size operations.
The FDA released its annual Inspection Observation Data for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020, and once again the data shows an increase year-by-year since 2017 of violations on the Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVPs).
The FDA has extended the comment period for the proposed rule entitled “Requirements for Additional Traceability Records for Certain Foods” and reopened the comment period for the information collection provisions until Feb. 22, 2021.