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Legal Issues

USDA Proposed Rule Aims to Clarify ‘Product of USA’ Labeling

March 6, 2023
Current labeling is misleading to consumers as to the origin of meat, poultry and egg products, agency says.
Regulatory Compliance

Food Safety Priorities for 2022

Feb. 2, 2022
Even after a chaotic 2021, food safety remains solid. Nevertheless, FDA, USDA and GFSI have to-do lists for 2022.
Regulatory Compliance

FDA Working on Traceability Rule

Feb. 1, 2022
The FDA is working on a mandate for tracking food across the entire supply chain, potentially giving a boost to blockchain-enabled tracing.
Regulatory Compliance

David Acheson on Food Safety in 2022: Squalls Ahead!

Jan. 24, 2022
The FDA will turn 'New Era of Smarter Food Safety' talk into action, while USDA/FSIS will focus on salmonella reduction.
Regulatory Compliance

A Look Back at Food Safety in 2021

Labor, supply chain and Covid issues impacted safety in the past year, but there were no milestone new regulations from FDA or USDA.

Why Complete Traceability is Important in the Food & Beverage Industry

Nov. 19, 2021
What is traceability and why is it so important? In this episode of the Food For Thought podcast, we’re talking about the vital role traceability plays in the food and beverage...

From Fragile to Agile: How To Keep Food Safe Amid a Supply Chain Crisis

Nov. 11, 2021
The coronavirus pandemic exposed many of our supply chain vulnerabilities. Here to talk about how to build more resiliency into the supply chain is Liz Sertl of GS1 US.
Inspection and Sorting

Inspection Systems Strive for Balance

April 29, 2020
In-line inspection systems have to reliably weed out contamination and defective product without being too finicky.

Looking Ahead at the Top Food Safety and Regulatory Issues for 2020

Jan. 28, 2020
Following up on his look back at the top issues of 2019, David Acheson warns government agencies and company officials will have their hands full this year.
Industry Outlook

2020 Food and Beverage Industry Outlook

Jan. 7, 2020
We’ve identified five areas where we think the food and beverage industry will undergo significant change this year and beyond.
Animal Proteins

Increasing Traceability in the Meat Supply Chain

Oct. 30, 2019
Pinpointing the movement of products is one of several important initiatives for meat and poultry.