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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

Business Insight

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

Suburban Farmstead

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


Single Food Agency: Theory vs. Reality

The Obama Administration’s recent budget proposal for FY 2016 endorsed the concept of establishing a single federal food safety agency—reviving discussion on what has been a long-standing issue. 671 more words

Public Policy & Regulations

2015 Mississippi Blueberry Education Workshop Presentations

Last week (February 12), MSU Extension, USDA-ARS, and the Gulf South Blueberry Growers’ Association co-hosted a blueberry education workshop for Mississippi blueberry growers.  The agenda was as listed below.   293 more words