TAG October 8, 2020 0 Comments

[kc_row use_container="yes" _id="127282"][kc_column width="12/12" video_mute="no" _id="895766"][kc_title text="VGhlIFByb3Bvc2VkIFRyYWNlYWJpbGl0eSBSdWxlOiBSZWNvcmRrZWVwaW5nIGFuZCBFeGVtcHRpb25z" _id="168412" type="h1"][/kc_column][/kc_row][kc_row use_container="yes" force="no" column_align="middle" video_mute="no" _id="30784"][kc_column width="12/12" video_mute="no" _id="744954"][kc_column_text _id="507126"] There’s a lot to absorb in FDA’s newly published Food Traceability Proposed Rule (Requirements for Additional Traceability Records for

TAG October 7, 2020 0 Comments

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

TAG October 5, 2020 0 Comments

To develop and implement effective food safety processes and practices, it is necessary to understand the root causes of potential food contamination and foodborne-illness outbreaks. But, too often, just as we think we are getting it figured

TAG October 1, 2020 0 Comments

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

TAG September 24, 2020 0 Comments

As FDA resumes its routine domestic inspections, facilities are likely to notice a new add-on to the inspection: a Q&A Food Defense “Quick Check.” Are you prepared? In the August FSMA Friday webinar, co-sponsored by SafetyChain, TAG

TAG September 24, 2020 0 Comments

To develop and implement effective food safety processes and practices, it is necessary to understand the root causes of potential food contamination and foodborne-illness outbreaks. But, too often, just as we think we are getting it figured

TAG September 16, 2020 0 Comments

For the first time in 50 years, the egg industry will see a change in inspection methods. Since 1970, USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) inspectors have operated under the 1970 Egg Products Inspection Act (EPIA);

TAG September 10, 2020 0 Comments

The limitations on in-person visits brought about by COVID-19 negated the ability of facilities to add a Food Defense Qualified Individual who was certified to conduct Intentional Adulteration Vulnerability Assessments (IAVA-FDQI) because of the requirement for in-person

TAG September 4, 2020 0 Comments

By: Christopher Snabes, TAG Director, Food Safety and IAVA-FDQI Lead Instructor In July, FDA announced that it would be resuming on-site, prioritized food facility inspections. The inspections would be based on a COVID-19 Advisory Rating system, which

TAG September 2, 2020 0 Comments

COVID-19 has certainly challenged the food industry – but the industry has answered in force. During the second quarter of 2020 (the height of the pandemic), the industry experienced the fewest food recalls due to bacterial contamination