FDA Extends Halt on Routine Inspections

On May 11, the FDA announced it will continue to utilize and implement additional alternative inspection tools and approaches while postponing most domestic and foreign routine surveillance inspections.

BRCGS Certification for Hemp Leader Ecofibre

Ecofibre has had quite a year. The Australia-based company’s Ananda Food division just revealed that its new facility in Newcastle, Australia, earned the BRC Global Standard for Food Issue 8.

Safety and Sanitation for Food Plants During COVID-19

Today there’s more emphasis than ever on protecting the food products and employees working in our food plants and trying to comply with changing regulations.

Virtual Audits Are Weapons of Choice Against Food Fraud

Our world has been turned upside down by the COVID-19 pandemic. Which begs the question: where should food, beverage, and dietary supplement companies focus their resources while navigating these challenging times?

COVID-19 US Food & Beverage, Supplement, and CPG Industry Report

The impact of COVID-19 on the food, supplement, and CPG industries cannot be understated, with changes in consumer behavior and disrupted supply chains. At-home consumption has gone up while out-of-home consumption has dropped to nearly a...

Top 5 Reasons Companies Fail Audits and How to Avoid Them

Passing audits is no easy task. Whether for GFSI, the FDA, or a customer-required check - the consequences of failing can be costly. When companies pass their audits, they celebrate the entire staff, but failure tends to rest solely on the...