Content about Food safety

November 30, 2010

The Senate on Tuesday afforded the Food and Drug Administration new powers in regulating food, according to published reports, with the passing of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act by a vote of 73-25 (with two abstentions).

WASHINGTON — The Senate on Tuesday afforded the Food and Drug Administration new powers in regulating food, according to published reports, with the passing of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act by a vote of 73-25 (with two abstentions).

The legislation would grant the FDA new powers to recall foods and increase inspections.

November 10, 2010

The Food Marketing Institute announced Wednesday the creation of the Center of Excellence for Food...

ARLINGTON, Va. The Food Marketing Institute announced Wednesday the creation of the Center of Excellence for Food Safety and Protection, uniting food safety experts and professionals from government relations, asset protection, food defense, supply chain management, health and wellness, sustainability and industry relations to address all aspects of food safety.

September 20, 2010

A coalition of lobbying groups urged the Senate on Monday to review and pass pending...

WASHINGTON A coalition of lobbying groups urged the Senate on Monday to review and pass pending food safety legislation before November elections.

The Food Marketing Institute, which backed the bipartisan bill, issued a statement Monday that the organization was "disappointed" that the Senate elected not to review the Food and Drug Administration Food Safety Modernization Act before the midterm elections. The bill passed in the House of Representatives last year.

 

August 19, 2010

Cases of food poisoning in consumers eating eggs from an Iowa-based company have prompted a...

August 1, 2010

Smiling Planet a new line of earth-friendly lifestyle products for kids, has joined the Healthy...

July 21, 2010

The Food Marketing Institute on Thursday announced the appointment of Erik Lieberman as regulatory counsel....

July 15, 2010

The Personal Care Products Council announced on July 15 that it is calling for a...

WASHINGTON The Personal Care Products Council announced on July 15 that it is calling for a greater role by the Food and Drug Administration in regulatory oversight of personal care products and assessing ingredient safety.

The announcement came less than a week before the introduction of the Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010 in Congress by Reps. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., Ed Markey, D-Mass., and Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis.

June 24, 2010

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Friday noted that all dietary supplement manufacturers without exception...

June 24, 2010

The dietary supplement industry is free at last from any major news organization making any...

WHAT IT MEANS AND WHY IT'S IMPORTANT The dietary supplement industry is free at last from any major news organization making any kind of assertion that the industry is “unregulated.”

(THE NEWS: CRN: Dietary supplement manufacturers must be GMP-compliant. For the full story, click here)

May 10, 2010

Shoppers with an appetite for deals on food purchases are turning to online tools for...

February 16, 2010

The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Tuesday announced the opening of its international headquarters in...

WASHINGTON The Council for Responsible Nutrition on Tuesday announced the opening of its international headquarters in Manno, Switzerland. CRN will be opening a new wholly-owned entity to be known as the Council for Responsible Nutrition-International (CRN-I), the dietary supplement industry association announced.

December 25, 2007

The Food and Drug Administration has announced the release of new tools to further improve...