FDA to Reconsider Safety of BPA in Food Packaging
The action is being taken in response to a petition from the Environmental Defense Fund and others, as well as a new study on the effects of BPA on children.
Jun 6th, 2022
Senator Edward J. Markey Introduces Legislation to Improve Food Safety
Jun 1st, 2022
Cheese Expo Panel: Supply Chain Challenges Hit U.S. Dairy Exporters | Label Your Bioengineered Foods Correctly
May 6th, 2022
Proper Labeling of Bioengineered Food With AIB
May 4th, 2022
FDA Regs on Perishable Goods, Nut Butters Expected This Year
Apr 22nd, 2022
FDA Proposed Rule for Traceability—Are You Prepared?
Perishable items and nut butters will be among foods requiring increased traceability records under FDA proposed ruling expected later this year. Automation, increased due diligence, and additional staffing are in offing for affected food processors.
Apr 1st, 2022
FDA Issues Guidance on Enforcement Discretion Policies for Certain FSMA Regulations
Mar 11th, 2022
Bulk Bag Filling: Increase Bulk Material Packaging Efficiency
Move beyond constraints of build-to-order machine manufacturers. See how engineered-to-application bulk bag filler design and construction increases bulk material packaging efficiency and accuracy.
Jul 1st, 2022
FDA Resuming Domestic Surveillance Inspections of All Commodities
The agency also is continuing its remote foreign supplier verification program activities for human and animal foods.
Feb 10th, 2022
FDA Issues Plan to Help Modernize Foodborne Illness Outbreak Responses
The plan will help the agency evolve its outbreak investigations to meet today’s needs using the most modern-day tools available and set a clear pathway to achieving its response goals.
Dec 14th, 2021
Advanced Food Safety Inspection from Thermo Fisher Scientific
The company demonstrated metal detection and X-ray inspection technologies, including its newly appearing Sentinel 1000 Selectscan, at Pack Expo Las Vegas.
Oct 14th, 2021
Cannabis Food Safety Culture
GTI emphasizes the importance for the cannabis industry that facilities meet strict regulations and train their workforce to develop a food safety culture.
Apr 21st, 2021
Good News All Around on Food Safety
There’s one caveat: A qualified and experienced workforce that has remained elusive over the past two decades is one of the greatest challenges in creating your food safety culture.
Apr 16th, 2021
Mexico Labeling Regulations: Meeting the Challenge
Nearly six months after the enaction of NOM-051 about front-of-package labeling for foods and non-alcoholic beverages, a webinar of Enlace EXPO PACK 2021 brought companies up to date on the progress made and the challenges of its implementation.
Apr 5th, 2021
Food Grade Recycled Plastics In Latin America
A digital event of Latin American experts recently organized by CMT (Centre for Management Technology) gave us an in-depth view into regional strides in regulating the use of recycled materials in food grade packaging.
Mar 23rd, 2021
Precipak Announces Sealpac Representation in U.S.
Innovative traysealers extends line of solutions for food processing industry.
Mar 2nd, 2021
Packaging Sensor Predicts Shelf Life of Perishable Foods
To deter food waste, a paper-based electrical gas sensor measures the freshness of meats, poultry, and fish, indicating how much shelf life is left in the package more accurately than misleading expiration dates.
Jul 17th, 2020
Food Packaging Compliant Black Ink
Domino launches UV97BK, a food packaging compliant UV-curable black ink available for use with its K600i high resolution digital ink-jet printer.
Domino North America
May 14th, 2020
Meat Packing Companies Face Possible Federal Scrutiny
Attorneys general from several ranching states are asking the D.O.J. to launch an antitrust investigation of the beef processing industry.
May 8th, 2020
FDA Releases Small Entity Compliance Guide on the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels
Compliance required by January 1, 2020, for manufacturers with $10 million or more in annual food sales; manufacturers with less than $10 million in annual food sales have an another year to comply.
Feb 3rd, 2020
FDA Issues Final Guidance for Packaged Foods Manufacturers
Clarifies serving sizes, dual-column labeling
Jan 7th, 2020
Legal Update--myth busting
Legal analyst Eric Greenberg discusses marketing terms not recognized by the FDA, and CBD gets its first round of warning letters.
Dec 16th, 2019
USDA modernizes swine slaughter inspection for the first time in more than 50 years
The final rule has new requirements for microbial testing that apply to all swine slaughterhouses to demonstrate that they are controlling for pathogens throughout the slaughter system.
Sep 17th, 2019
Transparency vital to the food supply chain
44 percent of all United States food recalls are due to labeling issues, and because United States product recalls cost an average of $10 million per incident, 81 percent of food manufacturers consider the financial risk of a recall “significant to catastrophic.”
Mar 27th, 2019
FDA and FSIS to regulate cell-cultured food products
The regulations will involve livestock and poultry.
Mar 11th, 2019
FDA publishes second installment of intentional adulteration draft guidance
Food facilities covered by the rule will be required to develop and implement a food defense plan that identifies vulnerabilities and mitigation strategies for those vulnerabilities.
Mar 5th, 2019
New USDA Standard requires food manufacturers to ensure bioengineered foods are appropriately disclosed
National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard defines bioengineered foods as those that contain detectable genetic material that has been modified through lab techniques and cannot be created through conventional breeding or found in nature.
Dec 20th, 2018