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Food Safety News - 11/16/2020


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China reports further food-related coronavirus findings
By Joe Whitworth on Nov 16, 2020 12:05 am China continues to report the presence of coronavirus on imported food products and packaging. Recent reports include detection of coronavirus on packages of shrimp from Saudi Arabia, fish from India, beef from Brazil and Argentina, and pork from Germany. The German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) said infection via pork is unlikely based on... Continue Reading

Continuing funding for FDA complicated by congressional options
By Guest Contributor on Nov 16, 2020 12:03 am Opinion Editor’s note: The Alliance for a Stronger FDA recently offered this analysis of the Food and Drug Administration’s FY 2021 funding. The current fiscal year (FY) 2021 Continuing Resolution runs through Dec. 11. So either (1) action on funding bills will be completed by that date, (2) another short term Continuing Resolution (CR) could be... Continue Reading

San Francisco food firm warned about foreign supplier violations
By News Desk on Nov 16, 2020 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

JC in GB

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More food borne COVID. That isn't good news.

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