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September is National Food Safety Month

Each year in September, the National Restaurant Association (NRA) celebrates National Food Safety Month (NFSM). This year (2015) marks the 21st anniversary of this observance. Created in 1994, this annual tradition aims to heighten awareness about the importance of food safety education, Each year, a new theme and free training activities and posters are created for the restaurant and food service industry to help reinforce proper food safety practices and procedures. 336 more words

Back To School

Advocacy at a Glance

Advocacy at a Glance offers you the bullet point summary of current advocacy issues associated with the goals of the Alliance for a Stronger FDA. 445 more words

Advocacy At A Glance

The direction things are headed

Food safety rules, social media’s value for local business, and more in today’s Rural NY Small Business Owner.

Food safety rules coming in fall

The Food and Drug Administration is preparing to issue final food safety requirements for produce farms and food processing facilities this fall. 266 more words

Small Business

Activated Peroxygen Chemistry: The Fiture of Water Treatment in the Packing House

FOOD SAFETY! Those two words make growers cringe, and with good reason. Food safety has become a challenging hurdle for growers, with new rules and procedures being added and changed every year. 277 more words


IWLA Submits Comments to FDA on Food Recalls

IWLA has submitted comments to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s guidance on food recalls. Prior to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) there was no mandated requirements for responsible parties to recall violative food products. 156 more words

3PL Intel

FDA Issues Drafted Guidance on Fee-based, Voluntary Qualified Importer Program

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration published draft guidance in the Federal Register this week for the Voluntary Qualified Importer Program (VQIP) for food importers—a fee-based expedited review of food importation for those who agree to participate and then qualify. 130 more words

3PL Intel

WTO, What Is It

Alright, I’m getting sick and tired of this sh*t. I see  many trolls infiltrating groups and pages I belong to and the admin not doing anything about it. 300 more words

Michael Hoyt