Waste Not, Eat Not

Over the next 30 years, the global food supply chain must feed close to 10 billion people. That will be challenging enough on its own, but it becomes nearly impossible without tackling the lingering problem of food waste. Some studies suggest that...

A Look Inside TraceGains Network

Marc Simony, Head of Product Strategy at TraceGains, shared some valuable insights into not only what TraceGains Network is, but, more importantly, what value it provides to both TraceGains customers and suppliers.

The 483 Solution — What You Need To Know

Your company received a Form 483. Now what? Anyone who’s ever dealt with a 483 knows it’s no fun. Gain insight into how you can take the pain out of dealing with 483s.

FSMA: Frequently Asked Questions

President Barack Obama signed the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) into law on January 4, 2011. Congress created FSMA to give the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) new powers to regulate and monitor how food is developed, grown, harvested,...

Label Claim Basics

Walk up and down the aisles of any grocery store in the world, and you’ll see dozens of label claims. With different customer preferences, label claims can give companies a competitive edge. Whether “natural,” “non-GMO,” “dairy-free,” low fat,” or...

Preparing for an FDA Audit

As a result of the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), food inspections are on the rise.

10 Misconceptions About Dietary Supplements Regulation

Some industries manage to thrive during even the worst economic downturns, such as discount retailers, health care, and dietary supplement manufacturers. At the height of the housing crash, sales of dietary supplements jumped 5% through June 2009.


FDA Announces Key FSMA Rule to Advance Food Traceability

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced a renewed bid to fulfill its promise to bring farm-to-table traceability to the nation’s food supply.

A Closer Look at FSMA’s Foreign Supplier Verification Program

In the United States, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says, “about 15% of the food supply is imported from more than 200 countries or territories, including 32% of fresh vegetables, 55% of fresh fruit, and at least 94% of seafood...

FDA Announces New Digital Food Safety Strategy

This month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration revealed plans to restart “prioritized domestic inspections” during the week of July 20th. The agency plans to resume inspections based on COVID-19’s curve in a particular state and locality, as well...