The FDA has issued a significant recall alert concerning Nutramigen, a product manufactured by Reckitt/Mead Johnson Nutrition. This product was positive for Cronobacter sakazakii, leading the FDA to inspect the […] Read More >>
The Canadian Food and Drug Regulations (FDR) have established regulations for Food for Special Dietary use (FSDU) as well as food for infants, covered under Divisions 24 and 25 of […] Read More >>
What is BRCGS The Brand Reputation Compliance Global Standard or BRCGS, is a set of requirements which are GFSI (Global Food Safety Institute) benchmarked for food safety, consumer products, packaging […] Read More >>
Introduction and Scope The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has published a final notice to industry for the final phase of implementation plan for nutrition labelling changes. Compliance comes into […] Read More >>
The Canadian Food and Drug Regulations (FDR) have previously set over 300 composition standards for food products being imported and traded within and between provinces of Canada. These compositional standards […] Read More >>
Back in 2016, the FDA published new requirements for the Nutrition Facts Table (or NFT) on packaged foods. This update was made to reflect new scientific information, linking together diet […] Read More >>
On January 26, 2023, Principal Deputy Commissioner Janet Woodcock released a statement regarding the current state of cannabidiol (CBD) regulation by the FDA and a growing need for a “new […] Read More >>
On January 31, 2023, the Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, Dr. Robert Califf, announced a proposal to overhaul the human foods program to protect food safety. The statement, […] Read More >>
On July 20, 2022, Health Canada published amendments to the Food and Drug Regulations (FDR), introducing new regulations for supplemented foods as a category. These new regulations continue to protect […] Read More >>
In 2000, a group of professionals from the food industry gathered with the goal of collaborating and finding solutions for the food industry challenges, most notably to reduce food safety […] Read More >>
Within a business, the organizational work culture integrates larger groups of people, not individuals alone, and this reflects on how these groups interact and behave. Food businesses are no different, […] Read More >>
Important update for anyone who manufactures, packages, labels, or imports sesame or products that contain or may contain (come into contact with) sesame into the United States. On April 23, […] Read More >>
Are you concerned that the dietary products that you consume are safe and that the environment in which they are manufactured is up to a particular standard? Well, you should […] Read More >>
The pathway to market governing the assessment of novel food authorizations in the United Kingdom has recently changed and this could affect your regulatory responsibilities. Prior to Brexit, the European […] Read More >>
Changes are coming to food importers of meat, fish, dairy, eggs, processed eggs, processed fruits and vegetables, honey, maple, fresh fruits and vegetables, and other unstandardized food products. Starting March 15, 2021, […] Read More >>
To quote Henry David Thoreau, “it is not enough to be busy; so are the ants.  The question is:  What are we busy about.” The Safe Food Quality Institute (SQFI) […] Read More >>
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced on October 30, 2020, that it would update its Compliance and Enforcement Policy, which would come into effect on November 1, 2020. The […] Read More >>
Consider this hypothetical situation: you’ve got this great food product, maybe it’s one of the best on the market, or perhaps it’s a one of a kind with no real […] Read More >>
On November 5, 2018, the Federal Register revealed new guidance on Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels with questions and answers related to the Compliance Date, Added Sugars, and Declaration of […] Read More >>
Last weekend’s Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA) East 2018 Conference, Canada’s largest conference and trade show for the natural health, organic and specialty food industries. There were two days of conversations […] Read More >>