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
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 […]
The Food Safety Authority Ireland (FSAI) made the call in the wake of the publication of a Europe-wide survey which found around 80 per cent of chicken carcasses on the market are contaminated with Campylobacter. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) described the finding as “alarming” – and said the research confirmed poultry was a […]
The firm said last week that three multipack batches and one single pack batch have been recalled due to the possible presence of the weevil Sitophilus oryzae. Rice Weevils are 2mm to 3mm long and dark brown, according to Rentokil. Tangerine Confectionery said the product was made on its behalf by a French supplier and […]
Not again! It emerged last week that Basic Food Flavors, the company behind the ongoing HVP recall, knew its products were tainted with salmonella but carried on shipping them anyway. Déjà vu anyone? via www.bakeryandsnacks.com
Have you checked out the great information pages on our site at www.22000-Tools.com? Here are a few to get you started: Get an overview of what ISO 22000 is, how it compares to FSSC 22000, and where ISO/TS 22000 fits into the picture: What is ISO 22000? What is FSSC 22000? New requirements? ISO/TS 22002-1 […]
The FSSC 22000 Food Safety Management System had been benchmarked by GFSI, but was awaiting full approval by the GFSI board. That approval was announced today! Read the full press release Interest in FSSC 22000 is growing rapidly as many large multinational food companies are asking their suppliers to achieve Food Safety Management Systems Registration. […]
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Because of the heavy snows the board meeting, where a review and pending decision on full GFSI recognition of FSSC 22000 was scheduled, was canceled and will be rescheduled soon. Information on the status of the standard is available at the Foundation for Food Safety Certification website.
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