Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Class I Recall 102-2016 EXP Health Risk: High Nov 9, 2016 Distribution List PDF Congressional and Public Affairs Allie Ryan Sarah R. Lichtman (202) 720-9113 Press@fsis.usda.gov Editor’s Note: This release is being reissued as an expansion of the Nov. 3, 2016 recall to include additional products and...
Listeria is a persistent problem in food processing plants, especially if proper food safety precautions aren’t in place. This problem can quickly turn fatal. According to the CDC, Listeria is responsible for 1600 cases of listeriosis and 260 deaths...
As FSMA rules go into more widespread effect, Food Manufacturing VP Jack Payne recommends a few key ways food manufacturers are sharing and documenting the required HARPC programs. Payne suggests streamlining access to key information across facilities. He identifies three focal points...
A new study published in Environmental Science and Technology Letters found that one-third of fast food packaging contains harmful chemicals called per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFASs. These chemicals are associated with cancer, hormone problems, obesity, and many other...
UPDATED February 15 and 16 with new product recalls. The bad news for cheese lovers continued this week as several more brands were recalled because of Listeria monocytogenes, including these five by MDS, these by Choice Farms, and these by Saputo. The recall started last...
Millennial demand for transparency in food may be one driver of innovation in today's thermal processing and packaging. According to Food Engineering, canning processes of the past produced mushy, oversalted, and flavorless - albeit, safe - food. Today's sensors, controls,...
The FDA today issued new draft guidance that clarifies and extends compliance dates for certain parts of four of its seven foundational FSMA rules. The new draft guidance does a few things so far: Provides more time for meeting requirements...
To help businesses meet the requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Final Rule for Preventive Controls for Human Food, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is releasing a new software tool to help owners and operators of...
It’s no longer a matter of “if,” but “when.” Experts agree, the Internet of Things (IoT) is coming to food manufacturing in ways that are getting harder to ignore. The IoT is changing how the food industry tackles problems like...
2016 was an exciting year for the food industry. Recall numbers jumped, the first FSMA implementation deadline hit, and OSHA fines skyrocketed. Meanwhile, consumer trends continued to shift toward premium, healthy, and fresh prepared foods, while more companies took...

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