The first video in a new U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) educational series on the food safety benefits of tech-enabled traceability focuses on low- or no-cost traceability technologies applied throughout the supply chain.
In his first media interview since departing from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in February, Frank Yiannas joins Food Safety Matters to discuss his experiences and lessons learned during his tenure at the agency, his career before and after FDA, his perspective on the proposed reorganization of FDA's Human Foods Program, his own “unfinished business,” and other topics.
In this episode of Food Safety Matters, we talk with Donald A. Prater, D.V.M., the Acting Director of the Office of Food Policy and Response (OFPR) at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Associate Commissioner for Imported Food Safety at OFPR. Dr. Prater discusses the work he has overseen regarding import food safety, particularly for fresh produce and seafood; food safety culture; and smarter tools and technologies for data-gathering and data-sharing.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a report, titled, Activities for the Safety of Imported Seafood. The document shares the steps that FDA is taking to ensure that seafood imported to the U.S. meets food safety requirements and the standards of domestically produced seafood.
Despite the infant formula crisis, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Foods Program achieved several goals in 2022 related to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the New Era of Smarter Food Safety, the Closer to Zero initiative, and modernization.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched a new video series, titled, Into the Dataverse, which focuses on how the agency is modernizing its use of data, part of the New Era of Smarter Food Safety blueprint. The first video provides an overview of 21 Forward, a data analytics tool that monitors the food supply chain.
Ahead of a webinar with Food Safety Magazine on tech-enabled traceability, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has submitted the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Final Rule on Requirements for Additional Traceability Records for Certain Foods to the Office of the Federal Register.
Part of Food Safety Magazine’s series with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), titled, “Evolution of a New Era: Advancing Strategies for Smarter Food Safety,” this episode of Food Safety Matters discusses the agency’s commodity-specific strategies to prevent foodborne illness outbreaks through FDA's Foodborne Outbreak Response Improvement Plan under the New Era of Smarter Food Safety initiative. We are joined by Stephen Hughes, Prevention Coordinator in the Office of Food Safety at FDA's Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, and Dr. Jennifer McEntire, Chief Food Safety and Regulatory Officer at the International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA).