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Articles Tagged with ''food safety modernization act''

FDA ordered to finalize new food safety law by March 2016

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will have to finalize the Food Safety Modernization Act by the spring of 2016, under the terms of a settlement filed at the federal district court in Oakland, Calif.
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FDA proposes rule to protect food supply chain

The proposal outlines a preventive strategy that will protect the U.S. food supply chain from serious public health risks.
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FDA to introduce animal food regulation

Rules in this particular area have never been implemented before and the proposal specifically addresses the manufacturing, processing, packing and holding of animal food.
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Farmers shift focus over Food Safety Modernization Act cost concerns

While it is expected to improve food safety across the entire supply chain, the Food Safety Modernization Act has also caused concerns that many farmers and food manufacturers will be unable to meet the costs.
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Budget cuts will not affect food processing facility inspections, FDA says

Concerns have been raised by the industry that food safety might be compromised if the FDA cut the number of food inspectors at the end of September.
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FDA issues warning letter to cheese manufacturer

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning letter to Gioia Cheese Company, Inc., headquartered in South El Monte, Calif., after inspectors tested samples from its production facility and found they were contaminated with listeria.
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