This is the place to stay up to date with what's happening in food regulation, legislation and worker safety. Worker injury and safety cases, updates on all things Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) act related and ammonia, carbon monoxide or other potentially hazardous substances leaking or spilling can be read under this tab.
The US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) is issuing recommendations for the Mid-Atlantic states potentially affected by Tropical Storm Arthur.
Midwest Foods, a large US food distributor, has installed a video surveillance system to ensure the safety of its products and workers.
Flowers Foods has issued a voluntary recall across a range of its bakery products sold in four US states due to unlabeled milk content.
Birdsboro Kosher Farms Corp. has been fined for failing to correct previously identified serious safety violations found at a kosher poultry processing facility.
Bürkert will monitor and control PH, chlorine, conductivity, oxidation reduction potential (ORP) and turbidity in water processing with its Online Analysis System to be launched in September.
For traceability to work, food industry stakeholders must create and share a common language on safety and sourcing, according to one industry expert.
Nestlé USA is recalling 10,000 packages of Häagen-Dazs ice cream due to mismatched packaging which does not identify peanuts.
California Cereal Products has been cited for nine serious safety and health violations and hit with a $40,600 penalty.
The satirical specialists at The Onion might make food recall jokes at the expense of the FDA, but the safety of the US food supply is seriously better than ever.
A bill introduced by two US Congresswomen aims to give the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) clear authority to keep pathogens out of the meat and poultry supply chain.
Inconsistencies in food packaging date labeling leads to unnecessary waste, according to one former Trader Joe’s leader.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has created special teams to oversee the performance of the country’s food safety system.
One food safety expert says federal US food safety agencies have made a few missteps down the road to a safer food supply, but many of their achievements deserve applause.
The global standards organization is stressing the importance of improved traceability in the food supply chain worldwide, to keep consumers safe and regulators happy.
Acadian Fine Foods, which specializes in producing meat and poultry products, has been cited for 16 safety and health violations by OSHA, carrying up to $121,660 in fines.
Protection politics - the employment of policies designed to protect domestic markets and stakeholders - are the single greatest barrier to harmonized worldwide food safety regulations, testing services provider SGS...
The food firm is recalling a batch of the cheese product due to insufficient levels of sorbic acid, a shortcoming that could lead to foodborne illness or spoilage.
Country Style Foods has been fined after a worker suffered serious hand injuries due to ice not being cleared and making the floor slippery.
Nearly two dozen staff at Keybrand Foods were taken to hospital after a carbon monoxide leak at the processing facility.
A supermarket has issued a nationwide recall of its Baby Macro Organic Tomato Chicken with Pasta Puree after a mother found a metal blade inside the packaging.
IFCO (a company specializing in reusable containers for food, produce, and other applications) has hit the milestone of shipping 1bn containers each year.
Electrolux Professional has become the first HACCP International certified laundry manufacturer.
Sea Watch International has been cited for seven serious safety violations after a worker died at its New Bedford plant.
red24assist has launched a web-based tool designed to enable food professionals to locate shortfalls in their safety programs.
FMI Connect, the annual food event, is focusing on technology and services that increase the safety of food across the supply chain.