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
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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
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
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration published draft guidance in the Federal Register this week for the Voluntary Qualified Importer Program (VQIP) for food importers—a fee-based expedited review of food importation for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