Foodborne illness mock criminal trial

September 9, 2021

A view from the jury box Prominent food safety attorneys Joel Chappelle and  Shawn Stevens from Food Industry Counsel, LLC will facilitate a mock food safety trial at this year’s UEP Annual Meeting. The presentation …

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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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UEP members introduce sustainability plans

April 8, 2021

As UEP moves forward in its work with the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Poultry and Eggs (USRSPE), it is important for egg producers and the egg industry to issue “Sustainability Reports.”  Sustainability reporting is an …

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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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Groups Petition FSIS for new Salmonella standards

February 4, 2021

Consumers groups have petitioned USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) to establish enforceable standards targeting Salmonella and Campylobacter in poultry. The petitioners include the Center for Science in the Public Interest, Consumer Federation of …

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