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
April 20, 2023
State Liaison Bridging the Gap Video Series
March 28, 2023
PFP IT Workgroup Newsletter (March 2023)
March 10, 2023
Announcing New Governing Council Member - Bailey Whiten
March 6, 2023
PFP IT Workgroup Coffee Talk with Tim Mueller
February 14, 2023
Domestic Mutual Reliance and Non-Contract Inspections in Iowa
December 28, 2022
FDA Releases 2022 Version of Food Code
December 20, 2022
PFP IT Workgroup Newsletter (December 2022)
December 7, 2022
PFP IT Workgroup Coffee Talk with Robyn Randolph
December 5, 2022
Domestic Mutual Reliance Formally Expands to Three More States
September 13, 2022
PFP IT Workgroup Newsletter (September 2022)
September 13, 2022
PFP IT Workgroup Coffee Talk with David Kamal
June 17, 2022
PFP IT Workgroup Newsletter (June 2022)
June 7, 2022
Celebrating World Food Safety Day
June 7, 2022
PFP IT Workgroup Coffee Talk with Richard Beckstrand
March 30, 2022
PFP IT Workgroup Newsletter (March 2022)
March 7, 2022
PFP IT Workgroup Coffee Talk with Phillip Fruechting
December 22, 2021
PFP IT Workgroup Newsletter (December 2021)
December 14, 2021
NEW Best Practices for FDA and State Recall Coordinators
December 7, 2021
PFP IT Workgroup Coffee Talk with Jennifer Pierquet (Part A)
September 24, 2021
PFP IT Workgroup Newsletter (September 2021)
September 1, 2021
PFP IT Workgroup Coffee Talk with Ellen Buchanan
July 9, 2021
Rapid Response Team (RRT) Promotional Video
July 1, 2021
PFP IT Workgroup Newsletter (July 2021)
April 23, 2021
PFP IT Workgroup Coffee Talk with Steven Honn
March 23, 2021
PFP IT Workgroup Newsletter (April 2021)
February 24, 2021
PFP IT Workgroup Coffee Talk with Erin Woodom-Coleman
December 18, 2020
PFP IT Workgroup Newsletter (December 2020)
December 18, 2020
2020 RRT Annual Meeting Summary
November 3, 2020
PFP IT Workgroup Coffee Talk with Julie Vosilus
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September 17, 2020
ORA Data Exchange (DX) Frequently Asked Questions (Version 3.0)
July 23, 2020
PFP IT Workgroup Newsletter (July 2020)
July 2, 2020
Domestic Mutual Reliance Update
June 18, 2020
PFP IT Workgroup Coffee Talk with Diane McDaniel
April 30, 2020
PFP IT Workgroup Newsletter (April 2020)
arch 26, 2020
Free Retail Training from FDA-OTED
March 6, 2020
Coffee Talk with OHAFO's John Gridley
December 19, 2019
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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
The FDA re-issued two temporary guidances originally published during the COVID-19 public health emergency for certain regulatory requirements that involve onsite visits abroad under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
July 13, 2023
The FDA, the Department of Agriculture, and the Department of Homeland Security made available the 120-Day Food and Agriculture Interim Risk Review, which provides a review of critical and emergent risks to the U.S. food and agriculture sector, as well as ways to mitigate those risks.
July 12, 2023
The FDA released a public inventory of certain food ingredients that the agency has determined to have unsafe uses in food because they are unapproved food additives and lists of select chemicals currently under the agency’s review.
The FDA released updates to the agency’s Cyclospora Prevention, Response and Research Action Plan to reflect the current status of the agency’s work to prevent and reduce incidences of cyclosporiasis in the U.S.
June 27, 2023
FDA Provides Update on Proposal for Unified Human Foods Program, including New Model for the Office of Regulatory Affairs
The FDA provided an update on its proposal to create a unified Human Foods Program, which includes a new model for the Office of Regulatory Affairs to further enhance coordination, prevention and response activities across the FDA, enabling the agency to better support its public health mission.
June 20, 2023
FDA Releases 2017-2018 Report on the Occurrence of Foodborne Illness Risk Factors in Fast Food and Full-service Restaurants
The FDA released its report on the Occurrence of Foodborne Illness Risk Factors in Fast Food and Full-service Restaurants summarizing the agency’s findings from the 2017-2018 data collection.
June 15, 2023
FDA Releases Summary Report on Ready-to-Eat Dips and Spreads Sampling Assignment
The FDA released findings from a sampling assignment that collected and tested refrigerated, multi-commodity ready-to-eat dips and spreads to estimate the presence of Salmonella spp, and Listeria monocytogenes in these products as part of the agency’s ongoing effort to proactively ensure food safety and remove adulterated product from the market.
June 14, 2023
FDA Issues Second Procedural Notice on Consumer Research on Front-of-Package Labeling
The FDA issued a 30-day procedural notice on its plans to conduct a study entitled “Quantitative Research on Front of Package Labeling on Packaged Foods” to follow up on focus groups conducted in 2022.
June 1, 2023
FDA Issues Final Guidance to Industry on Action Level for Inorganic Arsenic in Apple Juice
The FDA announced the availability of a final guidance for industry entitled “Action Level for Inorganic Arsenic in Apple Juice,” which supports the agency’s goal to reduce exposure to environmental contaminants from foods commonly consumed by babies and young children.
May 31, 2023
FDA Update on PFAS Activities
The FDA shared updates on their activities to better understand PFAS in the general food supply including recent testing results, progress on seafood related work, and advances in testing methods.
May 19, 2023
FDA Announces National Academies Study of Supply, Market Competition, and Regulation of Infant Formula in the U.S.
The FDA announced that the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will conduct an independent study on challenges in supply, market competition, and regulation of infant formula in the United States.
May 18, 2023
Now Available: Small Entity Compliance Guide for the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Food Traceability Rule
The compliance guide describes the requirements of the Food Traceability regulation to assist small entities, including farms and small businesses, in complying with the applicable recordkeeping requirements.
May 10, 2023
FDA Redesigns Infant Formula Resource Page
The FDA published a redesigned webpage to better organize content related to infant formula. The page is intended to help both consumers and industry access information more easily.
April 27, 2023
FDA Issues Report Highlighting Salmonella Outbreak in Cantaloupe During Summer of 2022
The FDA released a report on its investigation of the Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak that caused 87 reported illnesses and 32 hospitalizations in the U.S. between July and September 2022.
April 21, 2023
FDA Issues Request for Information on Food Labeling in Online Grocery Shopping
The FDA issued a Request for Information (RFI) to learn more about the content, format, and accuracy of food labeling information provided through online grocery shopping platforms.
April 19, 2023
FDA Released New “Feed Your Mind” Education Materials on GMOs for Consumers
The FDA released new “Feed Your Mind” educational materials to provide science-based information on genetically modified organisms (GMOs). “Feed Your Mind” is an education initiative launched in 2020 to help increase consumer understanding of GMOs and was developed in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
April 13, 2023
FDA Issues Letter to Industry on the Food Safety Risks of Transferring Genes for Proteins that are Food Allergens to New Plant Varieties Used for Food
The FDA issued a letter reminding developers and manufacturers of new plant varieties who intend to transfer genes for proteins that are food allergens (including allergens from foods identified as major food allergens) into new plant varieties used for food of the relevant legal requirements for these products.
April 7, 2023
FDA Proposes to Permit Salt Substitutes to Reduce Sodium in Standardized Foods
The proposed rule to amend the standards of identity (SOIs) to permit the use of salt substitutes in foods for which salt is a required or optional ingredient is on display today in the Federal Register; comment due date is August 8, 2023.
March 24, 2023
FDA Issues Draft Guidance on Dietary Guidance Statements on Food Labels
The FDA issued draft guidance to provide industry with the agency’s current thinking on how and when to use Dietary Guidance Statements in food labeling, and to ensure that Dietary Guidance Statements promote good nutrition and nutritious dietary practices.
March 21, 2023
FDA Releases FDA Activities for the Safety of Imported Seafood
The report shares the comprehensive approach the FDA is taking to ensure that imported seafood consumed in the U.S. meets food safety requirements and the standards of domestically produced seafood.