New top food official EPA veteran who served on HFP evaluation panel

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's new top food official served on a panel that evaluated the agency's Human Food Program last December. James... READ MORE »

FDA restructuring could include new look, name for Office of Regulatory Affairs

The Office of Regulatory Affairs could be revamped and renamed under the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s ongoing reorganization of its Human Foo... READ MORE »

NPC to FDA: New “healthy” food labeling definition should include potatoes

National Potato Council (NPC) provided comments Feb. 16 in response to a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed rulemaking that would update... READ MORE »

FDA offers flexibility for small farm inspections under FSMA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is providing flexibility for when states may begin conducting routine inspections of small farms, other than spr... READ MORE »

USDA, EPA, FDA announce partnership with Food Waste Reduction Alliance

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced O... READ MORE »

FDA: No pesticide residue found on most foods

The vast majority of foods tested for pesticide residues were found to be well within federally prescribed limits, the Food and Drug Administration sa... READ MORE »

USDA, FDA, EPA join forces to take aim at food waste

As part of the Trump Administration’s Winning on Reducing Food Waste Month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Environmental Protection Agen... READ MORE »

FDA offers FSMA ‘Coverage and Exemptions/Exclusions’ information

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law on Jan. 4, 2011 by President Obama. The goal of this law is to ensure the the U.S. food s... READ MORE »

FDA offers free training for Sanitary Transportation Rule

The FDA has announced a set of free online training tools for ground-based food transporters. These new training modules are intended to help carrier... READ MORE »

Produce Safety Rule compliance guide issued for small businesses

The FDA has issued a Small Entity Compliance Guide (SECG),  to help small businesses comply with the Produce Safety Rule mandated by the Food Safety ... READ MORE »

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