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    Friday Food News: The FDA Has Been Busy

    From the FDA announcing it is seeking comments on foods derived from genome edited plants, to the agency removing thousands of expired food facility registrations, below are this week’s interesting reads: 

    FSMA and the New Congress: What’s Likely and Unlikely to Happen

    With this post, we’d like to say that we're not trying to make a political statement for or against anyone. We're simply trying to assess the new dynamics unfolding in Washington and how that might affect the companies we serve. We consistently see a lot of interaction from various government agencies with TraceGains content, and we appreciate the work that you've done and continue to do to implement FSMA. It's important work and we know your jobs aren't easy. With that said, we invited Marc Sanchez, FDA and regulatory attorney, to help us sort out the likely and unlikely.

    Friday Food News: Campbell’s Egg-Less Mayo, FReSH, and Upcoming Webinars

    From the Campbell Soup Company announcing its latest venture, to a couple of upcoming webinars taking place soon, below are this week’s interesting reads:

    SQF in 2016: A Recap of Recall Stats and How to Move Forward in 2017

    Now that 2016 is behind us, we are able to reflect on the year’s progress and shortcomings. To help us better understand this from SQF’s perspective, we invited LeAnn Chuboff, Senior Technical Director for Safe Quality Food Institute, to discuss a quick recap of the compliance activities (recalls, top non-conformities, etc.) SQF saw in 2016.

    Friday Food News: Trump Names Secretary of Agriculture, Preventive Controls Class, and Guidance for Sprouts

    From the announcement of Trump finally selected a nominee for secretary of agriculture to FDA issuing a draft guidance for sprout operations, below are this week’s interesting reads:

    Friday Food News: Updated Draft Guidance for Listeria, 2017 Flavor Predictions, and the Top 100 Food & Beverage Companies

    From the FDA announcing an updated draft guidance for the control of Listeria in RTE foods, to the flavor predictions for 2017 brought to you by FONA’s Flavor Radar, below are this week’s interesting reads: 

    TGCon 2017: What You Need to Know

    We’re gearing up for our annual TraceGains Customer Conference and Training (TGCon), and getting pretty darn excited about it, too! 2017’s customer conference is shaping up to be slightly different than previous years, so if you haven’t had the opportunity to join us, make sure to put it on your calendar this time around.

    Friday Food News: Nutrition Draft Guidance, Campbell Soup Sides with Potassium Salt, and Vaccine for Salmonella

    From the FDA announcing two draft guidance documents for nutrition labeling, to the announcement of a potential oral vaccine for Salmonella, below are this week’s interesting reads:

    Practical Compliance Tips for FSMA from Top Food and Beverage Companies

    While the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) rules have all been finalized for quite a few months now, there are still significant amounts of confusion and questions regarding implementation and what companies actually need to do from a food safety standpoint.

    Oops We Did it Again… TraceGains Makes Food Logistics Top 100

    We did it again! TraceGains has once again been honored as one of Food Logistics Top 100 Software and Technology Providers in 2016. This marks the fourth year in a row that TraceGains’ food safety software has been recognized for its innovative solutions in the food and beverage industry.