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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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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