Hickman’s Compliance Officer recognized by SQFI

November 5, 2020

Shari Yeatts, compliance manager at Hickman’s Family Farms, has been named Safe Quality Food Institutes (SQFI) Practitioner of the Year in the SQFI 2020 Quality Achievement Awards. Yeatts was hired by Hickman’s in 2009 to …

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Egg products HACCP rule published

November 5, 2020

After some delays for technical reasons, the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) formally published its regulation requiring Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) plans in egg product plants. The final regulation was …

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Ottawa company recalls eggs over Salmonella concern

October 22, 2020

Eggs produced by Canada’s Hilly Acres Farms are recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced. Hilly Acres Farms is headquartered in Cape Breton, Ottawa. The recall was first announced …

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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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