Popularity of FSSC and ISO 22000 is Growing

Cynthia Weber, president of www.22000-Tools.com states "Interest in ISO 22000 and FSSC 22000 is picking up as major worldwide corporations ask suppliers to achieve Registration. Our customers in the US and across the globe are telling us that they have been requested to get ISO or FSSC registration by their large customers such as Walmart, […]

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President’s Food Safety Working Group

To have safe food that does not cause us harm and to enhance our food safety systems by fostering coordination throughout the government including enhancing our food safety laws for the 21st century. These laws will be designed to keep the American people safe and will be enforced. via www.foodsafetyworkinggroup.gov

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Ozone and vapour proving to be best in class for food pathogens

New research from the UK shows that whole room disinfection techniques are more effective that traditional chemical fogging, and while take up by food processors is relatively low, suppliers claim demand will accelerate based on industry recognition of the need to innovate to tackle new microbe strains and other food safety challenges. via www.foodproductiondaily.com

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FDA considers spice supply safety

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has met with members of the spice industry to consider ways to make supply safer, following salmonella contamination of salami products linked to black and red pepper. via www.foodproductiondaily.com

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H.R. 2749, Food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009

On July 17, 2009, the Energy and Commerce Committee approved H.R. 2749, the Food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009, by a voice vote.  This legislation grants the Food and Drug Administration the authorities and resources it needs to better oversee the safety of the nation's food supply.  The legislation also increases industry's responsibility for overseeing the […]

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