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FDA Issues Draft Guidance on Food Recalls

U.S. Food and Drug Administration is seeking comments on a new draft of guidance regarding food recalls. The mandatory food recall authority is part of the Food Safety Modernization Act which was enacted in January of 2011. 192 more words

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Food Defense Plans

By Barbara J. Masters, D.V.M.

One of the goals of the Food Safety and Inspection Service’s Strategic Plan is to “ensure that facilities implement safeguards and systems to protect food from contamination by people who might try to intentionally and maliciously harm consumers.”  The Agency has a FY 2015 target of 90% of all establishments having a functional food defense plan. 419 more words


FDA Proposal Requires Verification of Foreign Facilities Via U.S. Agent, Requests D-U-N-S Numbers for Each Facility

As IWLA carefully combs through the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s latest proposal it brings up a few very important issues to the surface.

According to IWLA Washington Representative Pat O’Connor: 343 more words

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Food Facility Registration Rules To Be Updated by FDA

by Michael J. O’Flaherty

FDA has published a proposed rule that would amend and update its regulatory requirements governing registration of food facilities.

The Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002 (the Bioterrorism Act), which essentially directed FDA to take steps to protect the public from a threatened or actual terrorist attack on the U.S. 739 more words


Food Safety Modernization For Northeast Farmers

(COLUMBUS, N.J.) — More than 50 farmers, retailers, educators and regulatory officials who are part of New Jersey and Delaware’s produce industry gathered at the Rutgers EcoComplex to discuss the impending implementation of the federal Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) on Monday, March 23. 698 more words

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CP15/11: Implementing the TDAD and Transparency Rule Changes

Directive 2004/109/EC or the Transparency Directive (TD) operates principally to harmonise the requirements on companies regarding information disclosure. The TD (i) focuses on what information companies must disclose periodically, how they handle investor disclosures and how they distribute regulated information and; (ii) ensures that investors disclose their stakes in companies. 669 more words