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Food Industry News Roundup for Week of Aug. 23

FDA releases PFAS testing results, NSF introduces EyeSucceed augmented reality tool and more news from the week.

August 28, 2021

FDA Releases PFAS Testing Results from First Survey of Nationally Distributed Processed Foods
Nearly all foods tested had no detectable levels of PFAS and no evidence that levels found in samples indicate need to avoid particular foods, FDA said.

STOP Foodborne Illness Launches STOP3000 to Raise Awareness of Foodborne Illness
September campaign coordinates with annual National Food Safety Education Month.

NSF Introduces EyeSucceed Augmented Reality Tool
The smartglass solution should improve training effectiveness to reduce labor and costs and ensure food quality, consistency and operational efficiency, the company said.

FoodChain ID Launches Mexican Organic Certification Compliance Via Agricert MX
The service meets the needs of food manufacturers who currently sell products with a USDA National Organic Program certification in Mexico, the company said.

FDA and Mexican Counterparts Report Progress and Next Steps for Food Safety Partnership
An Aug. 20 meeting between the agencies builds upon the Statement of Intent that was signed in September 2020 to enhance the partnership and work together on food safety in both countries.