February 14, 2024
A Look Back on the COVID-19 Pandemic - What Happened & What We Learned
January 19, 2024
PFP IT WG Coffee Talk with Dr John Leazer
December 12, 2023
PFP IT Workgroup Newsletter (December 2023)
October 19, 2023
ORASpeaks Podcast: What is SAVA?
September 14, 2023
PFP IT Workgroup Newsletter (September 2023)
August 28, 2023
PFP IT WG Coffee Talk with Matt Colson
June 2, 2023
ORA DX Training Overview Knowledge Article
June 1, 2023
PFP IT Workgroup Newsletter (June 2023)
May 18, 2023
PFP IT Workgroup Coffee Talk with Barbara Cassens
May 2, 2023
Laboratory Flexible Funding Model Overview Video
January 30, 2024
The FDA released a revised draft Introduction and Appendix 1 to the multi-chapter draft guidance for industry titled “Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food: Draft Guidance for Industry” (PCHF Draft Guidance).
January 25, 2024
To increase transparency and assist stakeholders by highlighting its regulatory agenda, the FDA’s Foods Program posted a new website listing regulations it plans to publish by October 2024 and longer-term regulations it is prioritizing for publication at a later date.
January 24, 2024
The FDA published its first video in an educational series focused on how food companies’ use of tech-enabled traceability can enhance food safety and protect consumers from foodborne illness.
January 8, 2024
The FDA Coordinated Outbreak Response & Evaluation (CORE) Network released its first annual report summarizing the investigations of foodborne outbreaks and adverse events in FDA-regulated human foods for the 2022 calendar year.
December 31, 2023
The FDA alerted parents, caregivers, and health care providers that Reckitt/Mead Johnson Nutrition had voluntarily recalled certain Nutramigen Hypoallergenic Infant Formula Powder products due to possible contamination.
December 13, 2023
The FDA provided an update on actions the agency has taken, and those underway, to strengthen the safety and resiliency of the supply of nutritious infant formula.
December 13, 2023
The FDA announced that December 22, 2023 is the effective date for the direct final rule regarding the revocation of uses of partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) in food.
November 30, 2023
The FDA rolled out new tools and frequently asked questions that will continue to inform stakeholders about the Food Traceability Rule and help covered entities come into compliance.
November 22, 2023
The FDA published a new resource for industry on the new requirement for manufacturers of critical foods to develop a redundancy risk management plan.
November 17, 2023
FDA Updates Leafy Green STEC Action Plan
The FDA updated its Leafy Green STEC Action Plan (LGAP). The LGAP was first released in 2020 following a number of reoccurring outbreaks linked to leafy greens that were caused by Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC).
November 2, 2023
FDA Proposed Rule to Revoke Regulation Allowing the Use of Brominated Vegetable Oil (BVO) in Food
The FDA proposed to revoke the regulation authorizing the use of brominated vegetable oil (BVO) in food, an action that is part of the agency’s regulatory authority over ingredients added to food, which includes reassessing previously evaluated food ingredients and addressing safety concerns.
October 31, 2023
FDA Proposed Amendments to its Regulation for Prior Notice of Imported Human and Animal Food
The FDA uses prior notice information to determine what products should be inspected upon arrival into the United States.
October 26, 2023
FDA Raises Concerns About Probiotic Products Sold for Use in Hospitalized Preterm Infants
As part of the FDA’s commitment to protecting public health, the agency advised the public, including healthcare providers, of the possible risks that products containing live bacteria or yeast, which are commonly called probiotics, pose to preterm infants in hospital settings.
October 24, 2023
FDA Releases FY 2021 Pesticide Residue Monitoring Report
The FDA made available its annual Pesticide Residue Monitoring Program Report for Fiscal Year 2021, summarizing findings from FDA testing of human and animal foods for approximately 750 different pesticides and selected industrial compounds from October 1, 2020, through September 30, 2021.
October 19, 2023
FDA Deputy Commissioner for Human Foods Commits to Fulfilling Vision of Proposed Program
Statement from James Jones, Deputy Commissioner for Human Foods, Food and Drug Administration, about the FDA’s proposed framework for a unified Human Foods Program and new model for the Office of Regulatory Affairs.
October 6, 2023
FDA Issues Updated Compliance Program for Infant Formula
The FDA updated its infant formula compliance program for FDA investigators, laboratory analysts, and compliance officers.
September 28, 2023
The FDA released two guidance documents that outline recommendations for how sprout operations may comply with the Produce Safety Rule.
September 26, 2023
The FDA announced the availability of two new chapters to the Draft Guidance for Industry: Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food, designed to help food facilities comply with the preventive controls for human food rule mandated by FSMA.
September 20, 2023
FDA Provides Update on the Cronobacter Prevention Strategy
The FDA provided an update on its work to advance its strategy to help prevent Cronobacter sakazakii illnesses associated with consumption of powdered infant formula.
The FDA invites the public to register for a virtual public meeting and listening sessions to explore what federal agencies, communities, and private industry are doing to encourage the reduced consumption of added sugars.
September 1, 2023
National Food Safety Education Month 2023 – People at Higher Risk
In recognition of National Food Safety Education Month 2023, the FDA brought special attention to people who are at higher risk and help them, their family members, and caregivers by highlighting food safety information to avoid foodborne illness.
August 31, 2023
The FDA announced the eighth in the ongoing series of webinars exploring food safety culture taking place on September 13, 2023, from 12 noon to 1:00 pm ET.
August 25, 2023
The FDA signed a Regulatory Partnership Arrangement with Ecuador’s seafood regulatory authority to strengthen food safety in shrimp intended for the U.S. market.
August 16, 2023
FDA will host, in collaboration with other federal partners, a virtual public meeting followed by virtual public listening sessions to discuss strategies for reducing added sugars consumption in the United States.
August 8, 2023
The FDA issued a direct final rule to complete administrative actions that reflect the agency’s June 2015 final determination that the use of partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) in foods is no longer Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS).
August 3, 2023
The FDA is hosting a free hybrid public meeting entitled “Modernizing Food and Drug Administration Recalls Listening Session” on September 29, 2023, to provide an opportunity for stakeholders to share information and feedback about topics related to recall modernization.
July 21, 2023
The FDA denied a petition requesting that the agency reconsider its denial of a citizen petition issued on May 19, 2022.
July 13, 2023