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FDA’s New Era of Food Safety meeting, webcast, reach capacity

A meeting designed to shed light on the FDA’s New Era of Smarter Food Safety initiative is so popular that no spots are available, and the webcast of the meeting has also hit the maximum number allowed.

Romaine Task force calls for action, further study of outbreak causes

The final report from the Romaine Task Force, convened in the wake of several outbreaks traced to the lettuce, is far from the final say in the matter, with some recommendations for action as soon as December.

iTradeNetwork plans to offer free services in traceability pilot

iTradeNetwork has plans to offer 2,000 perishable food and beverage companies free use of its iTracefresh traceability suite, in what it calls an important leap to industry-wide traceability.

FDA releases Food Safety Dashboard for FSMA data

The Food and Drug Administration has released a Food Safety Dashboard to help track Food Safety and Modernization Act rules and measure their progress.

Cyclospora outbreak from Mexican basil over

An outbreak of Cyclospora illnesses linked to fresh basil appears to be over, according to the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

FDA sets meeting on New Era of Smarter Food Safety

The Food and Drug Administration will have a public meeting to discuss its New Era of Smarter Food Safety.

FDA approves company for 3rd-party certification program

The Food and Drug Administration has added Global Standards S.C. as an approved certifier for companies seeking Food Safety Modernization Act requirements.

FDA, state ag departments sign produce safety plan

The Food and Drug Administration has signed an agreement that will help state departments of agriculture as they take on roles in ensuring the Produce Safety Rule is implemented.

FDA to talk about New Era of Food Safety plan

The Food and Drug Administration has scheduled a public meeting on its New Era of Smarter Food Safety campaign.

FDA releases Arizona romaine sampling results

A Food and Drug Administration program that tested numerous romaine samples from Yuma, Ariz., found just one E. coli sample, which was non-pathogenic.