Wednesday, October 17, 2018
This summer, the FDA rolled out a final rule on GRAS substances. The comment period for the rule is open until it takes effect on October 17. GRAS status depends on evidence and recognition within the community of food and...
The USDA issued a call last month to food companies, asking them to apply for an upcoming pilot program to make food stamps available for online grocery purchases. The program responds to a letter from Senator Cory Booker and Representatives...
Glendale, CA,Oct 7, 2016 Nestlé USA, Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall of its Nestlé Drumstick Club 16 count Variety Pack and 24 count Vanilla Pack (with cones marked for easy individual sale) due to a possible health risk. The...
As part of its Energy Transition for Green Growth act, France has become the first country in the world to set a timer ticking on plastic cups, plates, and utensils. Some organizations in Europe already plan to challenge the ban....
Grocery costs on average are down 2% from last year. Meat, poultry, fish, and eggs are down 7%, and raw ground beef is down 9%, according to the Associated Press. Demand has dampened for foods most affected by drought and...
Automation tops the list of food industry trends, and most processors expect their throughput to go up this year, according to The 2016 State of Food Manufacturing survey from Food Engineering magazine. Here are a few more highlights from the...
This August, consumer prices for food remained steady for the second month in a row, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U). However, there were significant differences among certain food sectors,...
The Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA) recently surveyed shoppers between the ages of 20 and 29 to gain insight on Millennials’ food choices and eating behaviors. “How America’s Eating Habits Are Changing” reveals insights about shopping trends, mealtime preferences, and...
Class I Recall - 089-2016 Health Risk: High, Sep 27, 2016 Congressional and Public Affairs Maria Machuca (202) 720-9113 Press@fsis.usda.gov WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2016 – Tyson Foods Inc., a Sedalia, Mo. establishment, is recalling approximately 132,520 pounds of fully cooked chicken nugget products that may be contaminated...
In anticipation of FDA regulations on the judicious use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals, the National Pork Board (NPB) has announced their own proactive strategy. According to Pork Network, the NPB and 60,000 pig farmers in the U.S. stand ready "to...

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