LATEST NEWS FROM FDA

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15:25PM Jun 21, 2020

Midwest cyclospora outbreak linked to store-brand garden salads

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

Federal and state agencies are investigating a six-state outbreak of cyclospora illnesses with 76 cases linked to garden salad from Aldi, Hy-Vee and Jewel-Osco stores.

14:50PM May 22, 2020

California leafy greens growers work to prevent outbreaks

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

Leafy green growers are pledging to follow recommendations that the Food and Drug Administration recently outlined in a report on E. coli outbreaks in romaine and other leafy Greens in

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11:50AM May 21, 2020

Farms, packinghouses now under Defense Production Act

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

The USDA now has the authority under the Defense Production Act to help prevent supply interruptions at FDA-regulated food facilities, including farms, packinghouses and fresh-cut processing facilities.

09:19AM Apr 06, 2020

FDA continues import inspections remotely

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

The Food and Drug Administration is asking importers to send records required by the Food Safety Modernization Act’s Foreign Supplier Verification Programs electronically.

16:29PM Apr 03, 2020

Food industry releases response guidelines for COVID-19 employees

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

Members of the Food and Beverage Issues Alliance have collaborated with the Food and Drug Administration on guidelines for food companies to follow if an employee or customer tests positive

20:22PM Mar 19, 2020

FDA answers food safety questions regarding COVID-19

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

The Food and Drug Administration is addressing food safety concerns about the coronavirus COVID-19 through an extensive Q&A that cover

13:47PM Mar 18, 2020

FDA stops enforcing onsite audits and testing of imported food

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

The Food and Drug Administration has suspended enforcement of verifying Food Safety Modernization Act audit requirements for importers and food facilities because of the coronavirus COVID-19 spread.