While many questions remain about the Food Safety Modernization Act, one industry expert advised that the time to start putting plans in place is upon us.
A report calling for stronger policing of the food industry and tougher penalties for fraud has been backed by an EU committee.
Alfred Louie, Inc., has been ordered to stop processing and distributing food until it cleans up unsanitary conditions found by US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) inspectors.
Thermo Fisher Scientific’s $13.6bn deal for Life Technologies has been cleared by the EU Commission with conditions.
General Mills has become the latest in a line of companies in the food industry to fall foul of past environmental actions.
Hong Kong has banned the import of poultry products from a Germany state over an outbreak of low-pathogenic H5 avian influenza on a poultry holding.
The government must continue to press the EU for the production of desinewed meat (DSM) to resume, 18 months after a temporary ban, according to a UK committee.
Canada is to introduce penalties for businesses that fail to respect meat safety requirements.
Botanical food supplements deemed medicinal have less than six months to achieve herbal medicines status or be removed from shelves in the UK – but the sector says the law...
Dairy farmers are being warned not to add milk from other sources into their supply by the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA).
Food Label Compass, a joint project by FoodMinds, Nutrition Impact and EAS Consulting Group, helps food firms navigate sweeping changes to US labeling requirements.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has suspended the operating licence of Salaison Levesque for failing to put in place required measures to ensure safe production of meat products.
Scotland is to strengthen its food safety laws in response to the findings of two reports focussing on the horsemeat fraud.
Elisabeth Hagen is to leave the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) after three years.
Canada has expanded its food safety surveillance system to help prevent foodborne illness.
Revisions to minimum cooking temperatures and stronger cleaning and sanitising requirements have been added to the US 2013 Food Code.
The European Union has set new levels for acrylamide in foods, above which companies and governments should investigate ways to cut the potential carcinogen.
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) wants submissions on L. monocytogenes growth in ready-to-eat foods.
Thermo Fisher Scientific has applied to the New Zealand Commerce Commission as part of its deal to acquire Life Technologies Corporation for $13.6bn.
Icelandic legislation on the importation of fresh meat from European Economic Area (EEA) states is in breach of the law, according to the European Fair Trade Association (EFTA) Surveillance Authority.
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has settled two cases relating to air quality and another for improper storage of chemicals in three separate incidents.
The European Commission has welcomed a move from the US to bring legislation in line with international standards for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE).
China and New Zealand have agreed to strengthen cooperation in food safety and quality, three months after the Fonterra botulism scare negatively disrupted booming food links between the two countries.
Kraft Foods is recalling approximately 735,000 cases of Kraft and Polly-O brand string cheese varieties in the US over concerns that the products may spoil before their ‘Best When Used...
County Edge Dairy Inc. has been hit with a penalty for wastewater violations at a facility in Iowa.