UEP: FDA rule needs simplification, clarity

March 4, 2021

A proposed rule to expand traceability requirements for high-risk foods is unnecessarily complex and should be rewritten, UEP said in comments filed with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). UEP said the regulation “is unnecessarily …

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FDA to hold virtual meeting on traceability rule proposal

October 8, 2020

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will be holding a series of three virtual one-day public meetings to discuss the recently released proposed rule “Requirements for Additional Traceability Records for Certain Foods.” The purpose …

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FDA proposed traceability rule includes shell eggs

September 24, 2020

On September 21, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a proposed rule to establish additional traceability recordkeeping requirements for certain foods. The FDA also published a draft “Food Traceability List,” which describes the foods …

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FDA releases “New Era of Smarter Food Safety”

July 23, 2020

The FDA announced the release of the “New Era of Smarter Food Safety” on July 14. The blueprint represents a new approach to food safety, leveraging technology and other tools to create a safer and …

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UEP Comments to FDA on Laboratory Accreditation Rule

July 9, 2020

UEP has filed comments with the FDA on the requirements related to egg testing within the proposed rule entitled “Laboratory Accreditation for Analyses of Foods.” Most of the rule directly deals with other foods that …

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