Food Safety News - 12/28/2021 Food recalls are a changing mix without being mandatory

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Food recalls are a changing mix without being mandatory
By Dan Flynn on Dec 28, 2021 12:05 am
After a decade of food recalls under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), not everything has turned out as expected. President Barack Obama signed the FSMA into law during the first week of 2011. Among the many new powers that the FSMA gives the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is the right to mandatory... Continue Reading

Trichinella reports in Europe climb again after record low in 2018
By News Desk on Dec 28, 2021 12:03 am
The Trichinella notification rate in Europe almost doubled in 2019 compared to 2018, according to recently published data. In 2019, 12 countries reported 141 cases of trichinellosis of which 96 were confirmed. Bulgaria with 55 confirmed cases, Italy with 10 and Spain with 40 but only 12 confirmed accounted for most of these. Romania recorded 21... Continue Reading

Issues with seafood, pesticide problems and undeclared colors spark import enforcement actions
By News Desk on Dec 28, 2021 12:01 am
The Food and Drug Administration uses import alerts to enforce U.S. food safety regulations for food from foreign countries. The agency updates and modifies the alerts as needed. Recent modifications to FDA’s import alerts, as posted by the agency, are listed below. Click here to go to the FDA page with links for specific details... Continue Reading

Food Safety Summit announces its conference schedule for May event
By News Desk on Dec 28, 2021 12:00 am
Organizers have revealed the schedule for the in-person 2022 Food Safety Summit in Rosemont, IL, May 9-12, 2022. The summit had gone to virtual presentations during the initial phases of the COVID-19 pandemic. This will be its 24th annual conference and trade show. Those planning to attend can use code 20off22 to receive 20 percent off... Continue Reading

EU expert network discusses microbial risks
By News Desk on Dec 28, 2021 12:00 am
Topics involving Salmonella, E. coli and Campylobacter were discussed at the latest meeting of a European network dedicated to microbial risk assessment. The Scientific Network on Microbiological Risk Assessment (MRA Network) has 25 European Union member states as well as Switzerland and Norway as observer countries. It is coordinated by the European Food Safety Authority... Continue Reading is reader supported and as an Amazon Associate, we may earn commissions from qualifying purchases.