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FDA and Mexican Counterparts Report Progress and Next Steps for Food Safety Partnership

The following is attributed to Frank Yiannas, FDA Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response As part of our ongoing efforts to ensure the safety of food imported from Mexico and advance protections for consumers in both countries, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and its regulatory counterparts in Mexico – the Federal Commission for the Protection from Sanitary RisksExternal Link…

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FDA Launches Challenge to Spur Development of Affordable Traceability Tools as Part of Broader Food Safety Efforts

Traceability

Affordable Traceability Tools The U.S. Food and Drug Administration launched a challenge to spur the development of affordable, tech-enabled traceability tools to help protect people and animals from contaminated foods by enabling the rapid identification of their sources and helping remove them from the marketplace as quickly as possible. The FDA New Era of Smarter Food Safety Low- or No-Cost…

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FDA Announces Major Milestone in New Era of Smarter Food Safety

Food Safety

In a Statement From Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response – Food and Drug Administration Frank Yiannas September 21, 2020: Today, I am excited to announce an important, critical step forward in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s efforts to bring about farm-to-table traceability in our food supply. The FDA has proposed a new rule that lays the foundation…

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The Importance of Cleaning & Sanitation of Air Handling for Food Hygiene Compliance

The Importance of Cleaning & Sanitation of Air Handling for Food Hygiene Compliance By Rebecca Savage Food manufacturers, processors and packers are required to comply with an assortment of food safety standards and regulations. From microbiological hygiene to cross contamination and allergen control. Not only do these standards and regulations address the end food product themselves, but also the processes…

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