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USDA Strengthens Procedures for Detecting and Removing Unsafe Ground Beef

Expedited traceback and traceforward investigations will more quickly identify source of contaminated ground beef, remove unsafe product from commerce, prevent foodborne illnesses WASHINGTON, August 13, 2014
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Proposed Changes to the Nutrition Facts Label - FDA

en Español  The FDA is proposing to update the Nutrition Facts label found on most food packages in the United States. The Nutrition Facts label, introduced ...
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Food Safety Modernization Act and Animal Feed

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the most sweeping reform of our food safety laws in more than 70 years, was signed into law by President Obama ...
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USDA Announces Additional Food Safety Requirements, New Inspection System for Poultry Products

News Release Release No. 0163.14 Contact: Office of Communications 202-720-4623 FSIS Press Office 202-720-9113 USDA Announces Additional Food Safety Requirements, New Inspection System for Poultry Products Revised modernization effort includes new ...
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USDA Moves Forward with Flawed Privatized Inspection Rule In Poultry Slaughter

July 10, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kate Fried, Food & Water Watch, (202) 683.4905, kfried@fwwatch.org USDA Moves Forward with Flawed Privatized Inspection Rule In Poultry SlaughterNational consumer group calls ...
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FDA to Hold Public Meeting on Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring in the Food Supply

July 10, 2014 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will sponsor a public meeting to discuss progress to date under the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System 2012-2016 Strategic ...
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FDA to Reopen Comment Period on Reportable Food Registry ANPR

CFSAN Constituent Update The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reopening the comment period for an additional 60 days on its advance notice of proposed rulemaking ...
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Clarification on Using Wood Shelving in Artisanal Cheesemaking

CFSAN Constituent Update June 11, 2014 Recently, you may have heard some concerns suggesting the FDA has taken steps to end the long-standing practice in the cheesemaking ...
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FDA Issues Final Rule Setting Manufacturing Standards for Infant Formula

Please note a correction was made to the Constituent Update sent earlier today. The corrected version is below. FDA Issues Final Rule Setting Manufacturing Standards for ...
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FDA Takes Final Step on Infant Formula Protections

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) oversees manufacturers of infant formulas and helps ensure that these products are safe and support healthy growth in infants ...
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