A risk-based approach is rapidly being incorporated into food safety systems. This can be attributed to the efforts of regulatory agencies and non-governmental organizations to develop requirements for food businesses. This article examines these food safety systems from a systematic, risk-based approach to allow the food safety practitioner to develop and improve food safety.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA’s FSIS) has published an after-action review for two Salmonella Newport outbreaks that occurred during 2016–2019, classifying the strain as reoccurring.
The American Association of Meat Processors (AAMP) recently announced an upcoming video series to help meat processors adjust to proposed revisions to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service’s Appendices A and B.
During a Tuesday afternoon workshop of the 2022 Food Safety Summit, regulators and the regulated industry shared suggestions for how to better communicate together and meet regulated requirements while maintaining a sensible level of operational necessity.
The U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has released a revised self-reporting tool (SRT) that determines the foreign equivalence eligibility of nations exporting meat, poultry, and egg products to the U.S.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA FSIS) has released a new HACCP Model for certain meat and poultry products that receive a full lethality heat process step.
FSIS has corrected a final rule that published on October 29, 2020, which requires official plants that process egg products to develop and implement Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) Systems and Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (Sanitation SOPs) and to meet other sanitation requirements consistent with the agency’s meat and poultry regulations.