BROWSE ALL ARTICLES BY TOPIC
Articles by Topic - Regulatory
Listing articles 61 to 70 of 153
Statewide efforts to pass laws requiring labeling of genetically modified foods have so far failed—California’s bill went down to defeat in November—but more states are trying. On Feb. 22, a coalition of consumer and environmental groups (and even one labor union) held a press conference urging New Jersey’s legislature to become the first in the nation to mandate such labeling.
Preparing the next-generation of leaders is vital.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) and representatives of the food industry in the United Kingdom agreed to conduct testing of meat products and publish the results “to provide a clearer picture of standards in the food chain,” the agency announced February 4. Some grocery chains have also announced their own new DNA testing regimens. The tests are being implemented in response to the identification of horse and pig DNA in beef products in the U.K. and Ireland.
Features: FDA Finally Releases Proposed FSMA Rules
Nearly a year after they were originally anticipated, two of the rules needed for full implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act have finally been released by the FDA: the produce safety and preventive controls — considered by many to be the most important of the five awaiting release.
The delays haven't stopped vendors who will help the food industry comply with the FSMA when it's fully enacted.
With the election behind, will the Obama Administration cut loose on new mandates and finish the job on implementation?
Could privatization hold the key to removing the bottlenecks in the inspection process?
Departments: FSMA Stuck in Limbo
As the U.S. waits on FSMA, Canada and China push forward with their own food safety regulations.
Food and beverage companies must have proper infrastructure in place to prevent international corruption.
How baker’s yeast can head off looming government regulation of acrylamide.