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FDA Releases 2022 Version of Food Code
December 20, 2022
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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
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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
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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
PFP IT Workgroup Newsletter (Winter 2019)
July 12, 2019
December 30, 2022
FDA Issues Uniform Compliance Date for Final Food Labeling Regulations
The FDA announced that January 1, 2026, will be the uniform compliance date for final food labeling regulations that are issued in calendar years 2023 and 2024.
December 28, 2022
FDA Releases 2022 Food Code
The FDA issued the 2022 edition of the FDA Food Code, which provides guidance to state and local authorities and retailers to help mitigate foodborne illness risks at retail and provide a uniform set of national standards for retail food safety.
December 15, 2022
FDA Reminds Manufacturers of Effective Date for Sesame as a Major Food Allergen
The FDA reminded manufacturers that effective January 1, 2023, foods containing sesame will be subject to specific food allergen regulatory requirements, including labeling and manufacturing requirements.
December 9, 2022
FDA Highlights Best Practices on Food Safety for Online Delivery Services
The FDA, in coordination with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, collaborated with the Conference of Food Protection to release food safety best practices for third-party delivery services. These recommendations focus on key parameters companies should consider when delivering food to consumers.
November 29, 2022
FDA Issues Guidances on Food Allergen Labeling Requirements
The FDA issued two guidance documents about food allergen labeling requirements to help the food industry meet the requirements to list any major food allergen on the labels of FDA-regulated foods.
November, 21, 2022
FDA Warns Companies for Illegally Selling Food and Beverage Products that Contain CBD
The FDA posted warning letters to five companies for illegally selling products containing cannabidiol (CBD).
November 15, 2022
FDA Announces the Final Rule for Food Traceability Under FSMA
The FDA issued a final rule on food traceability designed to facilitate faster identification and rapid removal of potentially contaminated food from the market, resulting in fewer foodborne illnesses and/or deaths.
November 4, 2022
Release of Annual Report for 2020 on the Sources of Foodborne Illness by the Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration
The Interagency Food Safety Analytics Collaboration’s (IFSAC) newest annual report, “Foodborne illness source attribution estimates for 2020 for Salmonella, Escherichia coli O157, and Listeria monocytogenes using multi-year outbreak surveillance data, United States,” is now available.
November 1, 2022
Manufactured Food Regulatory Program Standards 2022 Updates
The FDA issued revised food safety standards for state regulatory programs that oversee food facilities that manufacture, process, pack, or hold foods.
October 26, 2022
How Does the FDA Respond to Foodborne Outbreaks?
In a video, the FDA describes the often complex web of steps taken by the agency along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and local, state, and international public health authorities to respond to outbreaks in FDA regulated food products.
October 12, 2022
FDA to Host Webinar Series to Discuss the Infant Formula Transition Plan for Exercise of Enforcement Discretion
The FDA will host a 4-part webinar series to provide more in-depth information about the details outlined in the Infant Formula Transition Plan for Exercise of Enforcement Discretion and address questions.
October 11, 2022
FDA and Federal Partners Launch Study on the Role of Seafood Consumption in Child Growth and Development
The FDA is partnering with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to launch an independent study on the Role of Seafood Consumption in Child Growth and Development.
October 4, 2022
FDA and CDC Partner to Reduce Foodborne Illness in Retail and Foodservice Establishments
The FDA and CDC entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen food safety in retail environments.
September 30, 2022
FDA to Continue Providing Flexibility to Infant Formula Manufacturers Under Certain Conditions to Stabilize Supplies
The FDA issued a guidance announcing the agency’s plans to provide a pathway for manufacturers of infant formula under enforcement discretion to market infant formula products that may not currently comply with specific FDA requirements while they work toward meeting those requirements.
September 30, 2022
FDA Reminds Human and Animal Food Facilities to Register or Renew Registration between October 1 and December 31, 2022
Owners, operators, or agents in charge of a domestic or foreign facility engaged in manufacturing/processing, packing, or holding food for consumption by humans or animals in the U.S., are required to register the facility with the FDA.
September 29, 2022
FDA’s Fourth TechTalk Podcast Will Focus on Data Exchange with State and Local Partners
On October 21, 2022, the FDA will air its fourth New Era of Smarter Food Safety TechTalk Podcast. This one will explore the platform created by FDA’s Office of Regulatory Affairs to securely share information between the agency and its regulatory partners at the state and local levels.
September 26, 2022
FDA Releases Food Safety Prevention Strategies
The FDA is taking further action to help prevent outbreaks of foodborne illnesses associated with certain foods through the development of food safety prevention strategies.
September 8, 2022
FDA Announces Targeted Sampling, Additional Efforts to Enhance the Safety of Leafy Greens
The FDA is committed to enhancing the safety of leafy greens through continued implementation of the Leafy Greens STEC Action Plan.
August 24, 2022
FDA Issues 2022 Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards
The FDA issued the 2022 edition of the Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards to detail the key elements of an effective retail food regulatory program for state, local, tribal and territorial regulatory agencies.
August 11, 2022
FDA Releases Spanish and English Paper-Based Versions of the Agricultural Water Assessment Builder Tool
The FDA released paper-based versions of its agricultural water assessment builder tool in both English and Spanish. The user-friendly, online tool helps farms understand the proposed requirements for an agricultural water assessment in the Agricultural Water Proposed Rule.
August 10, 2022
FDA Issues Final Guidance for Shell Egg Producers who Provide Laying Hens with Access to Areas Outside the Poultry House
The FDA issued final guidance for shell egg producers on how to comply with certain provisions in the final rule titled “Prevention of Salmonella Enteritidis in Shell Eggs During Production, Storage, and Transportation” (egg rule).
August 10, 2022
FDA Releases FY2020 Pesticide Residue Monitoring Report
The FDA made available its annual Pesticide Residue Monitoring Program Report for Fiscal Year 2020, summarizing findings from the program’s monitoring of human and animal foods in FY2020.
July 29, 2022
FDA Infant Formula Update
The FDA provided an update on additional steps it has taken that will lead to more infant formula available in the U.S. under the agency’s recent increased flexibilities.
July 25, 2022
FDA Shares Updates on Cyclospora Prevention and Research Efforts
The FDA released new updates detailing the agency’s Cyclospora prevention and research efforts to combat foodborne illness.
July 22, 2022
Food Facilities Invited to Join “How To” Webinar on Registration and Renewal as Biennial Food Facility Registration Period Approaches
The FDA will present a webinar for stakeholders on August 11, 2022, to discuss Food Facility Registration, Biennial Renewal, and obtaining an acceptable Unique Facility Identifier.
July 22, 2022
FDA Works to Enhance the Safety of Berries
Consistent with the FDA’s commitment to enhance produce safety, the FDA is developing a food safety prevention strategy to enhance the safety of fresh and frozen berries.
July 18, 2022
FDA Proposes Compliance Date Extension for Pre-Harvest Agricultural Water Requirements
The FDA issued a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking to extend the compliance dates for the pre-harvest agricultural water provisions as outlined in the 2021 agricultural water proposed rule.
July 12, 2022
FDA Releases a Public Registry of Recognized Accreditation Bodies under the Laboratory Accreditation for Analyses of Foods Program: Laboratories May Now Apply
The FDA announced its recognition of six accreditation bodies under the LAAF program, under which accreditation bodies may accredit laboratories to the standards established in the final rule on Laboratory Accreditation for Analyses of Foods.
June 30, 2022
FDA Releases Update of 2022 Priority Guidance Topics for Foods Program
The FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) and Office of Food Policy and Response (OFPR) released an updated list of draft and final guidance topics that are a priority for the FDA Foods Program to complete during 2022.
June 24, 2022
FDA Recognizes JANAAC as an Accreditation Body Under FSMA-Accredited Third Party Certification Program
The FDA announced that is has recognized Jamaica National Agency for Accreditation (JANAAC) as an accreditation body under the Accredited Third-Party Certification Program for a period of five years.