The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) has announced that it is accepting applications from eligible organizations seeking funding through the Technical Assistance for Specialty Crops Program (TASC) for fiscal year 2024.
The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries (NOAA Fisheries) has announced a proposed rule to expand the Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP), a risk-based program for targeted species of seafood imported into the U.S.
New registration requirements for foreign food manufacturing facilities intending to export certain products to India have gone into effect, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) states that it has not yet received sufficient information about the scope of these requirements and the intended use of the registration information.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a final guidance for the Foreign Supplier Verification Programs for Importers of Food for Humans and Animals (FSVP), which is a regulation under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has (CFIA) has updated its Automated Shipment Inspection Status Search Tool (ASSIST) with an enhanced feature called the CFIA Shipment Tracker for Food, Plant, and Animal products.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has released a guidance for industry that describes the actions, behaviors, and statements made by a foreign food establishment or foreign government that the agency considers to be a refusal of an FDA inspection.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is encouraging countries around the world to adopt e-notification systems to bolster food safety, and has released a publication to support such efforts, titled, Technical Guidance for the Implementation of E-Notification Systems for Food Control.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched the third phase of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Imported Seafood Pilot program, which uses AI and machine learning to strengthen the screening process for seafood imports entering the U.S.