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FDA begins implementing sweeping food-safety law

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The Obama administration moved ahead Friday with the first major overhaul of the nation’s food-safety system in more than 70 years, proposing tough new standards for fruit and vegetable producers and food manufacturers. The long-awaited proposals by the Food and Drug Administration are part of a fundamental change aimed at preventing food-borne outbreaks — caused Read More

FDA Halts Work at Nut Plant Linked to Salmonella

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(CNN) — U.S. regulators shut down a New Mexico nut-processing facility Monday after the plant was linked to an outbreak of salmonella earlier this year. The Food and Drug Administration’s decision to suspend the registration of the Sunland Inc. plant in Portales, New Mexico, comes after health officials traced the June outbreak to nut butter produced at the Read More

FDA Issues 2nd Annual Food Safety Report to Congress

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released its 2nd Annual Report on Food Facilities, Food Imports, and FDA Foreign Offices Report to Congress this week. The report, required by the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), details the agency’s duties and how it interacts with other federal agencies to protect the nation’s food supply.

Historic Food Safety Bill Signed into Law

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On Tuesday, January 4, 2011, President Obama signed into law the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)–the most comprehensive reform of U.S. food safety laws in more than 70 years. The FSMA increases the policing powers of the federal government to monitor, track, and issue food product recalls with the goal of building a new food Read More

FOOD SAFETY NEWS:   Foster Poultry Farms Recalls Frozen Ready-To-Eat Breaded Chicken Patty Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination   Read More   Baraka Bakery and Grocery Recalls Ground Beef Products Due to Possible E. coli O157:H7 Adulteration   Read More   Fineberg Packing Co., Inc. Recalls Ready-To-Eat Ham Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination   Read More   Uncle John's Pride, LLC. Recalls Ready-To-Eat Sausage Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination   Read More   WFSP Foods LLC. Recalls Ready-To-Eat Chicken Breast Products That May Be Undercooked   Read More