On July 1, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued interim guidance describing the Agency’s expectations for compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) requirements for compounding outsourcing facilities under Section 503B of the federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA).
Readers know all too well by now that generally speaking, the feds and state-legal marijuana businesses do not play nicely together.
Whole Foods Market has announced that it has recalled made-in-store items prepared with organic and conventional stone fruit, including peaches, nectarines and plums, from Wawona Packing Co. because of possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
Earth Circle Organics is recalling its Organic Carob Powder after the company was notified by its supplier that the product could be contaminated with Salmonella.
Mary Wilkerson’s motion to have charges against her dismissed before the scheduled July 28 start of the trial of former Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) executives has both the clock and the government running against it.
As the result of numerous national and international outbreaks of foodborne illness, food industries worldwide have come under increasing pressure to ensure that their products are safe, wholesome and meet government standards.
Although the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said in April that it plans to permit a new weed killer called Enlist Duo onto the market, consumer advocates are attempting to dissuade the agency from doing so before a final decision is made.
Sysco Agrees to Pay $19.4M to Settle California Enforcement Challenging the Company’s Food Safety Practices and Related Public Statements
The world’s largest food distributor, Sysco Corp., has entered into a settlement with the California Department of Public Health to resolve allegations that the company had engaged in unlawful food transportation and storage practices and had misrepresented its practices on the company’s website.
The China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) issued a Notice on Items Related to Class I Medical Device Notifications (Notice) to establish new notification procedures for Class I medical devices, which includes in vitro diagnostics.
The Schwebel Baking Company announced Tuesday that it was voluntarily withdrawing certain bread products from the marketplace after finding Listeria in its Youngstown, Ohio bakery during a scheduled environmental assessment.