Rockefeller report cites “True Cost of Food”

July 22, 2021

A new report from the Rockefeller Foundation says that the “true cost” of food in the United States is at least three times what consumers now spend. The report claims that on top of $1.1 …

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USDA modifies Shell Egg Surveillance Program sampling

June 17, 2021

Effective July 1, the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) will modify its Shell Egg Surveillance (SES) Program’s sampling protocols for eggs examined under the Egg Products Inspection Act (EPIA). The SES Program was established to …

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President’s budget boosts FDA

June 3, 2021

The President’s fiscal year 2022 budget request would increase spending on food safety at the Food and Drug Administration by $134.3 million to a total of $1.6 billion. A significant portion of the FDA budget …

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FDA seeks innovative food traceability tools and opens a dialogue on advancing food safety with technology

May 20, 2021

By: Frank Yiannas, FDA Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the New Era of Smarter Food Safety initiative in April 2019 and then released the blueprint in July …

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Shell Egg Academy

April 22, 2021

The Shell Egg Academy (SEA) is an engagement program that originated from the 2018 Laying Hen National Needs Assessment. A stakeholder advisory board was convened and through a day-long meeting the Shell Egg Academy was …

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