food safety News

  • Food safety is critical to nutrition security

    We must focus on food safety as well as nutrition to feed the hungry — but there are many barriers to safe eating, writes the WHO's Jørgen Schlundt. Most scientists agree that the world's farmers produce enough food to cater for the Earth's six billion people. The fact that more than one billion people suffer from hunger and undernutrition is widely thought to be a result of inadequate ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Food safety in the face of climate change

    The potential impact of climate change on food safety is considered in a new report by The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The report aims to raise awareness of the issue and to facilitate international cooperation in better understanding, developing and implementing strategies to address the changing food safety situation. Predicted climatic changes include an ...

  • Complete Food Safety Testing Services for Restaurants, Produce Growers & Food Companies

    To ensure public safety, EMSL Analytical offers comprehensive food testing services to restaurants, farmers, manufacturers, processors, distributors and retailers of food products. Since 1981 EMSL Analytical has been offering testing services to the general public, industry and professionals from multiply industries including the health and environmental industries.  The company has grown ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Bureau Veritas Certification Presents at Food Safety Summit

    Vendor Track Theater allows exhibitors to demonstrate their companies’ expertise during free educational presentations. In addition to exhibiting at the Food Safety Summit, April 12-14, in Washington ...

  • 14th Annual Food Safety Summit in Washington, D.C.

    In two weeks, The Food Safety Summit will commence at the Washington, D.C. Convention Center. HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:Show Floor: Several leading industry companies will offer education sessions in the Exhibit Showcase Theaters. Gold Sponsor is Siemens Industry, Silver Sponsor is Covance Laboratories and Bronze Sponsor is Alchemy Systems. ...


    By Marketwire

  • Food Safety Modernization Act Complaince Communication

    The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) of 2011 and the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002 require compliance criteria for ingredients (raw materials) used in food production. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration is the governing body for implementation of rules. The seven foundational rules disseminated by the FDA became final in 2016 and are ...


    By Mississippi Lime

  • USDA considers new food safety rules

    In 2006 an Escherichia coli (E. coli) outbreak of contaminated spinach killed three people and cost the spinach industry close to $80 million in lost sales. The outbreak also sickened another 200 people and has lead to a new industry proposal to prevent future outbreaks. The rules would enforce safe standards for producing, handling and inspecting leafy green vegetables across the nation. The ...


  • A new “make it safe” guide to food safety

    CSIRO Food and Nutritional Sciences has released a book – Make It Safe: A Guide to Food Safety – which provides small-scale food manufacturers with a practical guide to controlling food safety hazards. The Leader of CSIRO’s Enhanced Food Benefit and Safety Theme, Dr Kari Gobius, says the book translates sometimes complex descriptions of food safety practices and requirements ...

  • New food safety website announced by the White House

    At the Consumer Federation of America’s food policy conference, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced a new government food safety website. Food-related safety information from a number of federal agencies will now be centrally located at www.foodsafety.gov.The joint effort between the HHS, Food and Drug Administration and Department of ...


  • B.C. TerraSphere technology passes food safety audit

    Converted Organics Inc. has announced today that the British Columbia facility operated by TerraSphere, a subsidiary of Converted Organics, has passed the last step in the rigorous CanadaGAP certification process. CanadaGAP (Good Agricultural Practices) is the name of the Canadian Horticultural Council's (CHC [FREE Stock Trend Analysis]) On-Farm Food Safety Program which was launched in 2008. The ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • GFSR seeks to simmer food safety woes

    Food safety uncertainty? HACCP hiccups? Supply chain strain? You’re not alone. In recent years, food safety issues have been a part of the daily news cycle. Between food recalls, devastating food-borne illnesses, and movements by western governments to tighten food safety regulations, the relationship between global food companies and consumers has never been more apparent. For the ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Webinar: Get Food Safety Modernization Act Ready

    Deadlines for compliance with the FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) are less than a year away and if you’re in the food and beverage industry, you’d better start preparing your organization now! As a food and beverage organization, you are required to understand the new regulations and remain compliant. In order to be ready for these ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • U.S. senate prepares to modernize food safety legislation

    Now that the U.S. Senate has reconvened after a month-long recess during which large-scale salmonella-related egg recalls made headlines across the country, food safety reform is back on the top of the agenda. The Senate is currently reviewing S. 510, a food safety bill that would give the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) significant powers of oversight and regulation on the growing and ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Food standards agency to keep crucial safety role

    Public confidence in food safety issues will be protected, as the Government confirmed its intention to retain the Food Standards Agency (FSA) with a renewed focus on food safety. The FSA in England will focus on its core remit of food safety policy and enforcement. The Department of Health will become responsible for nutrition policy in England, and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural ...

  • NFU Comments on Food Safety Regulations, Deadline Extended

    National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson submitted comments today regarding concerns with the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) proposed rules for the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). FDA also announced today that it has extended the comment period to Nov. 22. “NFU supported passage of FSMA, the first major overhaul of food safety ...


    By National Farmers Union

  • House votes to delay food safety rules

    The House voted late Wednesday to delay sweeping food safety rules that would require farmers and food companies to be more vigilant about guarding against contamination. Lawmakers adopted an amendment by voice vote to a wide-ranging farm bill just before midnight that ...


    By Associated Press

  • The U.S. food safety act is law. What now?

    The biggest update on food safety legislation in nearly a century was passed by Congress in the final days of 2010. Food producers and distributors would be excused for wondering ‘So what next?’ The short answer is ‘sit tight’. Yes, Congress managed to pass this huge piece of food legislation (signed into law earlier this week) in the dying days of what was supposed to be ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Pressure Mounts for Congress to Pass Food Safety Legislation

    EMSL Analytical provides food safety and pathogen educational tools and testing services to keep the public safe. Cinnaminson, NJ, September 15th, 2010 Last month the media was filled with reports about Salmonella contaminated eggs.  To date approximately 550 million eggs have been recalled from two Iowa egg producers and 1,500 people have become ill ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • News on Food

    Keep up to date with new products and applications in food and beverage production by subscribing to Supelco's quarterly bulletin: "News on Food."   The bulletin includes topics such as; products for better sampling and quantification; ways to increase speed and sensitivity in separation; and tools to aid in the analysis of difficult matrices. You'll also find information for ...


    By Sigma-Aldrich Co., LLC

  • Food safety fears driving booming Chinese market for natural preservatives

    Rising environmental consciousness and safety concerns are driving Chinese consumers to increasingly prefer natural food preservatives to synthetic ones. With greater technological advances, natural preservatives' sales will increase further. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan, Strategic Analysis of Chinese Food Preservatives Markets, finds that the market earned revenues of US$370 million in ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

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