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[kc_row use_container="yes" force="no" column_align="middle" video_mute="no" _id="819615"][kc_column width="12/12" video_mute="no" _id="964018"][kc_column_text _id="600782"] Whether caused by a keener focus on sanitation and food safety – or, as postulated by FSN, a diversion of public health professionals to the pandemic or

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How up to date are you with FDA regulations? If quizzed, could you define FTL, CTE, and KDE? If not, the October TAG/SafetyChain FSMA Friday webinar, presented by TAG Director of Food Safety Eric Edmunds, JD, is

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Last week, the FDA issued a new tool intended to more quickly and frequently communicate foodborne illness outbreak information – prior to the issuance of a public health advisory or recall. The new Coordinated Outbreak Response and

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From the implementation of modernized inspection of USDA-regulated facilities to consumer food preparation research and outreach, the agency’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is wending its way through its recently published Roadmap to Reducing Salmonella to

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There’s a lot to absorb in FDA’s newly published Food Traceability Proposed Rule (Requirements for Additional Traceability Records for Certain Foods)! So the TAG team is continuing to closely review and study the 55-page document to bring

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Since the beginning of the pandemic, the food industry has seen lower than normal rates of recalls. While the reasons for this likely vary – from lack of regulatory oversight to increased sanitation in the facilities, there

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It’s been more than 20 years since Canada last updated its food nutrition labelling requirements – but Health Canada’s new regulation makes up for that with some very noteworthy changes to requirements. The regulation and its requirements

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Nearly a decade after the passage of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), FDA is fulfilling the mandate to propose a rule for traceability requirements for a “high-risk foods” list. In this, and subsequent newsletters we will

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Is there – finally – a cause for optimism in the ongoing fight against COVID-19? With late summer bringing a drop in cases in some areas of the U.S., TAG President and CEO Dr. David Acheson sees

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Microbial contaminants in flour is not a new issue and continue to cause consternation for millers and suppliers of flour. A recent report from Germany will likely put this issue back in the spotlight and again illustrate