TAG June 10, 2021 0 Comments

[kc_row use_container="yes" force="no" column_align="middle" video_mute="no" _id="811954"][kc_column width="12/12" video_mute="no" _id="140961"][kc_column_text _id="540804"]Deli Food Safety Gains Increased FDA Attention [/kc_column_text][kc_column_text _id="478156"]Listeria in deli meats is enough of an issue that CDC advises that high-risk and pregnant individuals “avoid eating lunch

TAG June 2, 2021 0 Comments

BE Disclosure Standard Compliance Date Nears It has been three years since the publication of the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard proposed rule (pdf). And there are only seven months left for food businesses to be in

TAG May 25, 2021 0 Comments

New Listeria Species Discovery Reinforce Need for Environmental Controls The discovery of five new Listeria species – three of which consist of the species most closely related to Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) – is of vast significance to

TAG May 19, 2021 0 Comments

COVID Gives Rise to Infectious Disease Plan Regulation As of today, the number of cases of COVID-19 in the US continues to fall and business are asking how best to get back to the office and what

TAG May 11, 2021 0 Comments

Sesame: Just the Start of FASTER Food Allergen Identification   April 23, 2021 will go down as a watershed day in food allergen control. Not only is it the day that the Big 8 allergens were expanded

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