An International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) delegation has boarded industrial fishing vessels landing their catch in Songkhla port, Southern Thailand last week, as part of an investigation into labor rights abuses.
The guidance represents FDA’s current thinking on nutrition labeling of standard menu items in restaurants and similar retail food establishments and is intended to help small entities comply with the final rule that becomes effective Dec. 1, 2015.
Recently filed amendment language now pending in the Nebraska Legislature could clear the way for Chinese-owned Smithfield Foods Inc. to own, control, and feed hogs in contract swine operations in the state.
Most recalls for pathogenic bacteria were for Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC), at 1.84 million pounds, followed by Salmonella at 372K pounds and Listeria monocytogenes contamination totaled 270K pounds.
Results from the Retail CIO Agenda 2015: Secure and Innovate Report show that managing data security is the most urgent focus area for retail CIOs, with 97 percent of surveyed business leaders placing it at top of their priority lists.
Two of the firms violated the hazardous chemical release reporting requirements of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA), while the other two violated the hazardous chemical inventory reporting requirements.
Sample6's advanced “bioillumination” technology and analytics platform reduces pathogen detection testing time to a single shift and simplifies the analysis process, catching potential product issues before they leave the plant and enter the food...
Proponents of a single agency cite the inefficiencies and confusion caused by having the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) both having jurisdiction of enforcing food...