MANY GET MORE TIME TO MEET FSMA RECORD-KEEPING CHALLENGES
(Editor’s note: This is Part 2 of a four-part series. Subsequent parts will post on the next two Mondays.) Some say today is why so many in the food industry missed out on summer. Today is the compliance day for two major elements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), meaning it’s time to begin… Continue Reading

FDA WARNING LETTERS: CHEESE MISBRANDING, DRUG RESIDUES
A cheese manufacturer in Ohio and a dairy farm in Arizona were the recipients of the most recently posted food-related warning letters from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). In a letter dated Aug. 29, FDA’s Cincinnati District Office told the Middlefield Original Cheese Co-op in Middlefield, OH, that an inspection of its facility on May… Continue Reading

PROXIMITY FOOD CHALLENGE SHOWS IT’S USUALLY SAFE TO BE NEAR ALLERGY TRIGGERS
Of the estimated 15 million people in the U.S. with food allergies, nearly 6 million are children. And those who are severely allergic to a particular food item, especially kids, can become very anxious when they run into the problem food in any form. For example, someone with a peanut allergy who gets close to anyone… Continue Reading

 

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