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July 14, 2021. Global Food Safety Resources (GFSR) – In a new article from GFSR, TAG Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Cameron Prince, Senior Director of Regulatory and Scientific Affairs Ben Miller, and Food Safety Director Eric Edmunds are cited in a discussion of where CBD products fall in federal and state regulations. [Read more]

June 23, 2021. SafetyChain – TAG President & CEO David Acheson, provides insights on the inherent risks of the supply chain, explaining that it doesn’t matter if you have five or five thousand suppliers – some ingredients will always be riskier than others. [Read more]

May 20, 2021. Food Quality & Safety Magazine – TAG's Ben Miller, MPH, PhD, senior director of scientific and regulatory affairs, provides perspectives on FDA's updated Leafy Greens STEC Action Plan (LGAP). [Read more]

April 27, 2021. Food Safety Magazine – TAG Senior Advisor for Food Safety Dr. Ruth Petran discusses translating technical information into practical applications and her life-long interest in public health in an episode of the Food Safety Matters podcast. [Read more]

April 26, 2021. SafetyChain –  TAG Food Safety Associate Dr. Lily Lang and Director of Food Safety Christopher Snabes provide a refresher of the FSVP Rule and review some of the main reasons for receiving a 483 so that you maintain compliance and stay audit-ready. [Read more]

April 13, 2021. QA Magazine – In his Legislative Updates column, Dr. David Acheson offers advice to the food industry on how to navigate what might be next in the fight with COVID-19. [Read more]

April 13, 2021. QA Magazine – FSMA’s food defense or intentional adulteration rule is meant to protect the nation’s food supply from someone on the inside looking to do harm on a massive scale, as discussed by TAG Director of Food Safety Christopher Snabes. [Read more]

April 13, 2021. The National Provisioner – In line with the 2021 theme of National Public Health Week (April 5-9), The Acheson Group (TAG) is “Building Bridges to Better Health” with its new Public Health Service – through which TAG assists businesses in building their own bridges to the better health of their employees. [Read more]

April 8, 2021. QA Magazine – The Acheson Group's (TAG) new program aims to assist businesses in preparing for — and managing — public health crises.  [Read more]

April 6, 2021. ProFood World – During a recent webinar, Liliana Casal-Wardle, senior director for food safety and supply chain risk management at The Acheson Group (TAG), discussed the 10-year strategy from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to enhance the capabilities of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) through its New Era of Smarter Food Safety program. Casal-Wardle reviewed the four core elements of the FDA’s new strategy. [Read more]

March 23, 2021. Food Business News – David Acheson, MD, founder of the Acheson Group (TAG), said of the FASTER Act, “As major legislation in and of itself, the pending act is also indicative of the increased food regulation and enforcement that TAG sees as becoming a hallmark of 2021.” [Read more]

March 8, 2021. SafetyChain – As we enter 2021, Food & Beverage, CPG, and other manufacturers can see a light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel. Yet, we’re still very much in the tunnel, and it’s important for decision makers to pay close attention to the situation as it changes rapidly. Here’s a closer look at where we are now, and what we might expect as we progress through the coming year. [Read More]

March 8, 2021. Food Safety News – Dr. David Acheson, CEO & President of The Acheson Group, suggests that food firms will need resilience when addressing the challenges that come with product tracking. [Read more]

March 8, 2021. Global Food Safety Resource – TAG Director of Communications Lisa Lupo discusses that while risk is an inevitable part of the day-to-day processes and production of the food industry — it is how you mitigate that risk and communicate any imperfections that do arise that engenders consumer trust and builds your reputation. [Read more]

February 18, 2021. Eleven Rivers Growers – Dr. David Acheson, CEO and president of The Acheson Group, is cited for his four suggestions as to how food firms can become resilient in the face of 2021’s new challenges. [Read more]

December 17, 2020. Chembio Diagnostics – Chembio Diagnostics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CEMI), a leading point-of-care diagnostic company focused on infectious diseases, today announced the appointment of David Acheson, M.D. to the Company’s Board of Directors. [Read More]

November 8, 2020. The National Provisioner – Traditional producers entering the plant-based sector might not comprehend the key food-safety issues, with the major concerns being microbiological and chemical, says Rolando Gonzalez, vice president of public health for The Acheson Group, a Kalispell, Mont.-based global food-safety consulting firm. [Read More]