From: Food Quality & Safety Magazine, 3.11.2014
FDA agrees to firm deadlines for new food safety rules
FDA recently entered into a consent decree with the Center for Food Safety that sets firm deadlines for the agency’s submission of final rules implementing the FSMA to the Federal Register for publication.
Updated FDA requirements establish cGMPs for continued safe infant formula production
Last month, the FDA published an interim final rule to further safeguard infant formula in the U.S. The rule, which sets standards for manufacturers to produce safe infant formula that supports healthy growth, is accompanied by two draft guidance documents for industry.
A review of the annual business-driven food safety event
The Consumer Goods Forum's Global Food Safety Conference was held February 26 to 28 in Anaheim, Calif. with a record-breaking attendance of over 1,100 attendees from 50 countries. The annual Conference, now in its 13th year, brings together leading specialists to advance food safety globally. It provides the opportunity for attendees to benefit from various “hot” topic sessions and meet and network with industry peers on the exhibit floor.