TAG May 11, 2021 0 Comments

[kc_row use_container="yes" force="no" column_align="middle" video_mute="no" _id="204233"][kc_column width="12/12" video_mute="no" _id="122431"][kc_column_text _id="741929"]Sesame: Just the Start of FASTER Food Allergen Identification   [/kc_column_text][kc_column_text _id="162698"]April 23, 2021 will go down as a watershed day in food allergen control. Not only is

TAG May 5, 2021 0 Comments

Gloves are intended to protect product intended for consumer consumption from contamination, but what happens when it is the gloves themselves end up being the source of contamination. We all know that clean gloves can become contaminated

TAG April 26, 2021 0 Comments

Each month, TAG holds a FSMA Friday webinar the last Friday of the month. In March, TAG Food Safety Associate Lily Yang and Food Safety Director Christopher Snabes presented the webinar, “Don’t Get 483’d for Your FSVP.” Following the

TAG April 20, 2021 0 Comments

If you were to overhear the words “ghost,” “cloud,” “shadow,” and “dark” in someone’s conversation, it’s unlikely that your first thought would be, “Oh, they are talking about restaurant kitchens.” Yet, those very words are becoming increasingly

TAG April 14, 2021 0 Comments

FDA: E. coli in Leafy Greens is a “Reasonably Foreseeable Hazard.” Does This Change Anything? As many of those reading this newsletter are aware, FDA has done a lot of sampling around produce operations in the last

TAG April 7, 2021 0 Comments

The Next Public Health Crisis. Are You Prepared? As we continue to manage the ongoing COVID-19 situation one can’t help but think - what have we learned and how should we prepare for something like the COVID-19

TAG April 1, 2021 0 Comments

RFR Reporting: Navigating the Shades of Gray Since 2009, industry has faced requirements to report certain food contaminations to FDA’s Reportable Food Registry (RFR). Despite the decade of its existence, the requirements of reporting to the RFR,

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