Food Safety News - 08/23/2021

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Judge Smith schedules Wednesday telephone conference on farmer’s fine
By Dan Flynn on Aug 23, 2021 12:05 am
Judge Edward G. Smith will hold a telephone conference at 1 p.m., Aug. 25, to hear Amos Miller’s motion to relieve the Amish farmer of a $250,000 fine for contempt of court in a food safety case. Previously, Judge Smith set today as Miller’s deadline for paying the $250,000 fine to avoid further sanctions that might... Continue Reading

FDA warns firm after hundreds of dog deaths and illnesses; other firms warned about import violations
By News Desk on Aug 23, 2021 12:01 am
As part of its enforcement activities, the Food and Drug Administration sends warning letters to entities under its jurisdiction. Some letters are not posted for public view until weeks or months after they are sent. Business owners have 15 days to respond to FDA warning letters. Warning letters often are not issued until a company... Continue Reading

25 years later FSIS final rule on pathogen reduction still making a difference
By U.S. Department of Agriculture on Aug 23, 2021 12:00 am
Contributed This year marks 25 years since FSIS issued its landmark final rule, “Pathogen Reduction/Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (PR/HACCP),” issued in the summer of 1996. “Food safety is an ever-evolving process,” said FSIS Administrator Paul Kiecker, who began his agency career as an inspector in a food processing establishment. “HACCP marked a dramatic... Continue Reading

USDA offers advice for those in path of Tropical Storm Henri
By News Desk on Aug 22, 2021 11:36 am
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds communities, farmers and ranchers, families, and small businesses in the path of Tropical Storm Henri that USDA has programs that provide assistance in the wake of disasters. USDA staff in the regional, state, and county offices stand ready and are eager to help. The storm is expected to... Continue Reading is reader supported and as an Amazon Associate, we may earn commissions from qualifying purchases.

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