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NSF International rolls out remote food safety training technology

As the COVID-19 pandemic separates inspectors from on-site duties, NSF International has demonstrated the ability to conduct food safety audits using smartglass technology.

FDA again extends lab accreditation comment period

The Food and Drug Administration is extending the comment period for establishing a laboratory accreditation program for testing food.

FDA continues import inspections remotely

The Food and Drug Administration is asking importers to send records required by the Food Safety Modernization Act’s Foreign Supplier Verification Programs electronically.

FDA PSA tells consumers food is safe during pandemic

The Food and Drug Administration’s Frank Yiannas has a message for consumers: food is available and it is safe.

Registrar acquires online food safety training company

Registrar Corp., Hampton, Va., has acquired Vinca LLC, which provides online training for food safety management systems.

FDA answers food safety questions regarding COVID-19

The Food and Drug Administration is addressing food safety concerns about the coronavirus COVID-19 through an extensive Q&A that cover

FDA stops enforcing onsite audits and testing of imported food

The Food and Drug Administration has suspended enforcement of verifying Food Safety Modernization Act audit requirements for importers and food facilities because of the coronavirus COVID-19 spread.

FDA to answer food safety questions concerning COVID-19

The Food and Drug Administration will answer questions in a March 18 teleconference on how the coronavirus COVID-19 is affecting food safety and food supplies.

FDA suspends inspections in foreign countries due to coronavirus

The Food and Drug Administration has halted most inspections of food facilities outside of the U.S. through April, as travel restrictions increase in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

FDA expands comment period for lab accreditation program

The Food and Drug Administration has extended the comment period for the Food Safety Modernization Act’s Laboratory Accreditation Program proposed rule.