TAG June 2, 2021 0 Comments

[kc_row use_container="yes" force="no" column_align="middle" video_mute="no" _id="1917"][kc_column width="12/12" video_mute="no" _id="708324"][kc_column_text _id="302434"]BE Disclosure Standard Compliance Date Nears [/kc_column_text][kc_column_text _id="889468"]It has been three years since the publication of the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard proposed rule (pdf). And there are

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 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 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 January 20, 2021 0 Comments

Even while extending the comment period for the proposed Traceability Rule and its Food Traceability List (FTL), FDA has already made some clarifying edits and acted on comments and questions received at a public meeting. Comment Period.

TAG December 10, 2020 0 Comments

Early this year, FDA began increasing FSVP inspections and issuing 483s and Warning Letters (as we discussed in a newsletter). Then the pandemic hit, and FDA issued a statement that it would temporarily not enforce FSMA requirements

TAG December 10, 2020 0 Comments

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 ill people not seeking medical attention and testing in possible

TAG December 10, 2020 0 Comments

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

TAG December 10, 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