Following allegations last week that millions of American children are being exposed to a suspected carcinogen through a raft of popular oat-based foods, New York Senator Chuck Schumer has now accused the FDA of withholding information on a weed killer...
KW Plastics is expanding the use of PCR (postconsumer resin) to many rigid packaging applications where FDA (Food and Drug Administration) food contact is required, following a new regulatory accomplishment.
In its latest cleanup of its food facility registration database, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has culled an eye-opening 28% of existing registrations. The biggest drops happened in overseas sites.
Children’s drink manufacturer Appy Food & Drinks has been told to stop referring to its juice as “100%” natural as they contain calcium lactate and glucose-fructose syrup by the UK’s advertising watchdog.
A “paradigm shift” in toxicology testing is changing the way scientists at the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other federal agencies assess the risks people face from chemical contaminants in food.
Major product recalls, multistate outbreaks of foodborne illness, formalizing cooperation among federal agencies, and an overhaul of the poultry slaughter inspection system: such challenges are all in a day's work for Al Almanza, adminstrator of...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced it will hold a public meeting Nov. 13 to discuss potential changes to four proposed rules associated with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
New rules released under the Food Safety Modernization Act will push more responsibility onto food importers and third party inspectors in an effort to prevent food borne illnesses at their source overseas rather than to try to catch them when they land...
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has found it “likely” that shipments of pomegranate seeds imported by Goknur of Turkey are responsible for the Hepatitis A outbreak which has now infected 127 people across the US.
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is amending the Federal meat and poultry products inspection regulations to allow sodium benzoate, sodium propionate, and benzoic acid for use in meat or poultry products.