Statistics on foodborne diseases are startling, to say the least: Each year, such illnesses are responsible for the hospitalization of approximately 128,000 people, as well as 3,000 deaths and 48 million illnesses, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). As shocking as More..
The Food & Drug Administration’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which was signed into law by President Obama in 2011, was hailed as the “most sweeping overhaul of America’s food safety system since 1938.” The legislation gave the FDA authority to impose new rules to More..
If your business imports food products into the United States, you’ve got new rules to follow! The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP) final rule outlines the activities importers should perform to verify that food imported into the United States More..