FDA adds QR code to specific food export certificates

June 25, 2020

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced improvements to the functionality and appearance of two types of export certificates issued for human food products exported from the U.S. Beginning June 29, 2020, the “Certificate …

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FDA issues guidance for labeling and further processors

April 9, 2020

UEP staff and consultants have been in constant communication with the FDA, petitioning it to take actions to increase the supply of eggs at retail. As a result, FDA  issued the following  guidance: Packaging and …

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Regulators modify inspections

March 26, 2020

In light of the need for protective measures against COVID-19, regulatory agencies have adjusted their inspection practices. The Food and Drug Administration has “temporarily postponed all domestic routine surveillance facility inspections. These are facility inspections …

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CDC announces listeria outbreak is over

March 12, 2020

In late 2019, FDA, CDC, and state and local partners investigated an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections linked to hard-boiled eggs produced by Almark Foods at its Gainesville, Georgia facility. Almark Foods announced an initial …

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Hearing Set on FDA Nominee

November 21, 2019

President Trump’s nominee to head the Food and Drug Administration goes before a Senate committee this week. Stephen M. Hahn’s nomination as commissioner is not expected to generate major controversy. Hahn is a chief medical …

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