Suggested changes to FDA regulations on canned foods could throw processors for a loop; an expert on such draft guidances shares the ins and outs with FoodProductionDaily.
A UK cheese manufacturer has been fined for safety failings after a worker suffered leg and ankle injuries when he fell from the forks of a forklift truck.
Packaging Corporation of America faces $66,000 in fines after two repeat violations of workplace safety standards were found during an inspection.
FoodProductionDaily.com is launching its first online Operational Efficiency month for the Food & Beverage industry from February 3-28, 2014.
ARO Pistachios Inc. has been hit with a warning letter from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The Pacific Sunrise Ventures Gold Star Food Safety Maintenance Program is designed for HACCP- and GFSI-certified operations.
Reynolds Consumer Products has agreed to settle charges with the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for falsely claiming participation in an international privacy program.
A department of the Universidad de Santiago has been certified to run scientific tests in chemistry and microbiology.
Poultry industry standards outlined by Humane Farm Animal Care bring clearer, stronger definition to “free range” and “pasture raised” labelling.
SunOpta Foods, a producer that specializes in organic packaged foods and ingredients, will pay $19K for failure to properly report an ammonia leak at its processing facility.
Randox Food Diagnostics has received US Department of Agriculture (USDA) approval for its Ractopamine screening products.
Succeed Management Solutions and the Northwest Food Processors Association have teamed to launch a free, web-based tool to arm food professionals with valuable safety training.
MEPs have called for extra measures to tackle food fraud following last year’s horse meat crisis, in a non-legislative resolution passed on Tuesday.
With regulations like the Food Safety Modernization Act requiring higher safety and sanitation standards, HACCP certification is an important step in ensuring an operation passes muster.
For the first time, the United States Pharmacopoeia is proposing a monograph on a probiotic organism as a food ingredient in the latest series of draft monographs put forward for...
FDA has published another proposed rule in the rollout of the Food Safety Modernization Act. The rule spells out plans companies must have in place to defend against intentional adulteration...
Canada’s food safety system has been given the lowest audit rating that enables it to keep exporting food to the US.
Beira Mar Importers Co. has had its cheese import licence cancelled by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).
Tata Steel has been fined £25,000 after a worker had his hand crushed in machinery at a site in South Wales.
A ‘Tank Cleaning Systems’ subgroup created by the European Hygienic Engineering & Design Group (EHEDG) will meet at the VDMA in Frankfurt next month to discuss its guidelines.
The food industry must control the presence of dioxins, furans and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) more accurately, according to a European Commission recommendation.
Mid-sized snack player Terrell’s Potato Chip Company faces $115,500 in fines for new and recurring ‘serious’ safety hazards at its New York production plant.
A food processing aid used against Salmonella has been backed by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and US Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Ensuring compliance with legislation is the main challenge and concern for food and beverage manufacturers.
Norway’s bid to revise monitoring programmes for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) has been rejected.