Recently, the FDA released the agency's Total Diet Study (TDS) Report: Fiscal Years 2018-2020 Elements Data and associated data tables. The TDS is a tool the agency uses to help FDA prioritize food safety and nutrition efforts.
The FDA Proposed Traceability Rule published in the Federal Register on September 23, 2020. This webinar for members provides a detailed overview of the FDA proposed rule which is the latest FSMA rule.
Dr. Ian Williams of the CDC gives an overview and current status, as of March 10th, of the coronavirus, response to the outbreak, and what CDC’s current recommendations are for the retail, wholesale and the food industry as a whole.
This webinar, hosted by Ecolab, discusses operational considerations for cleaning and sanitation in retail food establishments and highlights key areas to focus for improved Listeria control and prevention.
Our industry has long been aware of the possibility of terrorist actions against the food supply and have established food defense programs designed to prevent intentional contamination through prevention, detection and response programs. Preparing your company for a crisis before one occurs is critical.
This webinar provides insight into FDA’s recall program. Tom Kuntz, Acting Team Lead for FDA's Recall and Product Reconditioning Team, discuss FDA’s process for handling recalls and classifying recalls. Tom touches on the timing and inconsistency of recall classification and how to overcome challenges with your district recall coordinators. He provides an overview of FDA’s current initiatives related to recalls such as FDA’s new Strategic Coordinated Oversight of Recall Execution (SCORE) program.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released its final rule on the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food as part of the agency’s implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The rule establishes criteria and definitions that would apply in determining whether food is adulterated because it has been transported or offered for transport by a shipper, carrier by motor vehicle or rail vehicle, or a receiver engaged in the transportation of food. On Monday, April 18, FMI held a webinar on the final rule.
FDA released its final rule on Foreign Supplier Verification Programs as part of the agency’s implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The rule requires that all importers establish programs to verify that foods imported into the U.S. are produced in compliance with certain U.S. food safety standards. FMI's regulatory counsel Stephanie Barnes hosted a members-only webinar to provide FMI members with an overview of the rule’s requirements, the impact on the food retail and wholesale industry and what provisions changed since the release of the supplemental proposed rule in 2014.