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FDA Re-Proposes Four FSMA Rules

FDA is proposing changes to four rules proposed in 2013 to implement the FDA Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA): Produce Safety, Preventive Controls for Human Food, Preventive Controls for Animal Food, and Foreign Supplier Verification Programs. More

FDA Training Vidoes Designed to Help Prevent Intentional Food Adulteration

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has posted training videos to help food companies use the FDA’s Food Defense Plan Builder, a tool that seeks to bolster the industry’s defense measures against an act of intentional food adulteration. More

Brandt Appointed Director of Technical Services at FSNS

Dr. Alex Brandt will assist customers with development of challenge studies, validation studies, and other custom research. More

Kansas State University Researchers Examines Global Food Safety Practices

From country to county, there were differences in how poultry and eggs are consumed, stored, handled and prepared, researchers reported. More

Moisture Meter Technology for In-shell Peanuts Licensed

A new meter that measures the moisture of peanuts inside the shell has been developed by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists and licensed by a manufacturer of instruments for use in agriculture. More


Detectapro's New Antibacterial Pen Features Steritouch Protection

SteriTouch features an antibacterial surface protection using innovative anitacterial technology. More

BioSafe Systems Offers Meat and Poultry Protection Solutions

SaniDate FD microbiocide can be used in all federally inspected meat and poultry facilities. More

Eriez Offers C and A Series Feeders

The feeders are suited for heavy material applications requiring feeders to operate under heavy loads. More

Global Food Traceability Center Launches New Seafood Traceability Financial Tool

IFT's new tool assists organizations in the seafood industry in understanding the financial impact (costs and benefits) of implementing traceability. More

USDA Sued Over New Poultry Inspection Rule

Food & Water Watch alleges New Poultry Inspection System rules will privatize inspections and not be good for food safety. More

Institute of Food Technologists Welcomes New 2014-2015 President

Mary Ellen Camire became the 75th president of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), a nonprofit scientific society of professionals in industry, academia, and government engaged in food science, food technology, and related areas. More

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