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FDA Considers Strengthening Food Traceability Rules

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Public comment has ended for a proposed rule that would establish additional traceability recordkeeping requires under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). If approved, this new rule would help the FDA quickly identify who received adulterated food in order to further prevent foodborne illness outbreaks.

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New Regulations in Effect for U.S. Egg Producers

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There are big changes underway for the egg industry following the recent passage of the Egg Products Inspection Regulations. Since 1970, the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Services (FSIS) has been operating under the Egg Products Inspection Act (EPIA), but the new regulations will now bring egg products more in line with the safety standards applied to meat and poultry products.

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The History of HACCP: A Space Expedition

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Food safety is incredibly important for food processors, one wrong move or lapse in protocol could lead to hundreds of people getting sick. A foodborne illness outbreak could result in financial and legal ruin for a business. That’s why since the 1960s, food processors have relied on the seven principles of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points, or HACCP for short, to develop their safety plans and keep consumers healthy.

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