Food Safety News - 06/21/2022 APHIS turns attention to swine fever after months of battling avian flu

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APHIS turns attention to swine fever after months of battling avian flu

By News Desk on Jun 21, 2022 12:07 am
USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is launching new efforts to help prevent the introduction and spread of African swine fever in the U.S. Through an outreach and awareness campaign called “Protect Our Pigs,” APHIS will support commercial pork producers, veterinarians, and pig owners with information and resources to help safeguard America’s swine population... Continue Reading

Norway calls for ‘flexibility’ in draft EU egg rules

By Joe Whitworth on Jun 21, 2022 12:05 am
Norwegian officials have written to the European Commission to express their concerns about potential changes to rules around the shelf life of eggs. Ingvild Kjerkol, Minister of Health and Care Services, and Sandra Borch, Minister of Agriculture and Food in Norway, sent a letter to Stella Kyriakides, EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety. Norway is part... Continue Reading

UNIDO and FSSC hope to reduce foodborne disease; ISO updates standards

By News Desk on Jun 21, 2022 12:02 am
UNIDO and the Foundation FSSC have signed an agreement to promote food safety in low- and middle-income countries. The partnership between the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the non-profit that manages the FSSC 22000 certification is to run for an initial period of three years. The aim is to develop food safety systems... Continue Reading is reader supported and as an Amazon Associate, we may earn commissions from qualifying purchases.

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