TAG April 1, 2021 0 Comments

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TAG March 25, 2021 0 Comments

Importing Food to Canada: Complex but Achievable Interestingly, the term import is not specifically defined in the Safe Food for Canadians Act (SFCA) nor its regulations (SFCR). But that does not mean that imports are not regulated. Rather, in

TAG March 25, 2021 0 Comments

Consumer Perceptions and Behaviors Impact Food Safety Whether you sell food directly to consumers or sell ingredients to create food that is sold directly to consumers, knowing what consumers are thinking about food and food safety is

TAG March 17, 2021 0 Comments

How Does the PC Rule Relate to Heavy Metal Levels in Baby Food? When this report was publicized several weeks ago it had an inflammatory tone to it that I felt would continue to burn for a

TAG March 11, 2021 0 Comments

Increased Regulation Likely to Be a Hallmark of 2021 Last week, the Senate unanimously passed the Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education and Research (FASTER) Act, S. 578. The Act, if passed by the House and signed by

TAG March 3, 2021 0 Comments

New Approaches to Source Attribution Aid in Risk Assessment Campylobacter is one of the most common foodborne pathogens in the world, and as you read this you are likely thinking that most cases of Campylobacter come from

TAG February 25, 2021 0 Comments

Baby Food Report Puts Heavy Metals Back on the Radar Screen for Entire Food Industry A recent Congressional Report focusing on heavy metals in baby foods has created concern amongst parents of young children and triggered legal

TAG February 17, 2021 0 Comments

Analysis of FDA Top Observations Provides Additional Perspective. Is Your FSVP Compliant – If Not Watch Out! During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is evident that FDA has done its best to maintain an appropriate inspection and oversight

TAG February 11, 2021 0 Comments

COVID-19: Where We Were, Are, and Expect to Be One year ago this month, the TAG team came together (in person!) from across the U.S. and Canada for a bi-annual meeting. Like companies around the world, this

TAG February 3, 2021 0 Comments

A New Administration: The Food Regulatory Impact The new administration is officially onboard and moving initiatives forward at a brisk pace. What might that mean for the food industry and the actions of its regulatory bodies?  Past