From: Food Quality & Safety Magazine, 12.4.2012
Bipartisan support for revision that addresses censorship concerns and closes some loopholes
New legislation designed to improve protections for whistleblowers employed by the federal government, including food safety inspectors, was passed by the U.S. Senate on November 13 and now awaits President Obama’s signature.
Nearly 10 years in the making, tool enables risk professionals to easily compare various hazard combinations
The FDA has at last released iRISK, a free, online risk assessment tool for chemical and biological hazards to food safety. Under development for nearly 10 years, in partnership with Risk Sciences International of Ottawa, Canada, the tool’s design is based on input from an expert panel of the Institute of Food Technologists.