International

New Report Published on China's Food Testing Market

New Report Published on China's Food Testing Market

September 16, 2016

With forecasts that the China food safety testing market will reach $791.5 million in 2020 with a CAGR of 9.9% from 2016 to 2020, Research and Markets has published a new report, China Third-party Food Safety Testing Industry Research Report, 2016-2020. Read More

FDA Reports on Regional FSMA Import Safety Meetings

FDA Reports on Regional FSMA Import Safety Meetings

September 2, 2016

FDA reports on three regional public meetings in June 2016 on the implementation of FSMA import safety programs including the Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVPs), Accredited Third-Party Certification, and the Voluntary Qualified Importer Program (VQIP).\ Read More

International Group Introduces Global Food Loss and Waste Measurement

International Group Introduces Global Food Loss and Waste Measurement

June 6, 2016

A partnership of leading international organizations is launching the Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard, a set of global definitions and reporting requirements for companies, countries and others to consistently and credibly measure, report on and manage food loss and waste. Read More

FDA Recognizes Canada as Having U.S.-Comparable Food Safety System

FDA Recognizes Canada as Having U.S.-Comparable Food Safety System

May 5, 2016

FDA signed an arrangement with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and the Department of Health Canada (Health Canada) recognizing each other’s food safety systems as comparable to each other. The arrangement was signed at a meeting of FDA-CFIA Health Canada Joint Committee on Food Safety. Read More

Feeding the World with Algae

Feeding the World with Algae

April 13, 2016

With an evaluation showing current food production levels will need to be raised by 50%, algae are now being added as a recommended source for feeding the world. Read More

CanadaGAP Releases Updates to Two Food Safety Manuals

CanadaGAP Releases Updates to Two Food Safety Manuals

February 18, 2016

CanadaGAP has released updated versions of its Food Safety Manuals, including the Fruit and Vegetable Manual, Version 6.4 and Greenhouse Manual, Version 6.4. For certification purposes, the new manuals take effect on April 1, 2016. Read More

MSU Providing International Leadership in Food Fraud Prevention

MSU Providing International Leadership in Food Fraud Prevention

December 21, 2015

Along with internationally defining the term "food fraud," Michigan State University is helping the U.S. and other countries establish the strategies to fight it. In the current issue of Food Chemistry Journal, the MSU research team introduces the topic of food fraud and provides a definition with translations in Russian, Korean and Chinese. The... Read More

Campylobacter and Listeria Infections Still Rising in the EU

Campylobacter and Listeria Infections Still Rising in the EU

December 17, 2015

Human cases of listeriosis and campylobacteriosis rose once again in 2014, continuing an upward trend that began in 2008. Salmonellosis cases increased slightly for the first time since 2008. These are the main findings of the latest annual report by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and... Read More