FDA Food Defense Inspections from March 2021 for small businesses

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that routine inspections of small businesses to verify compliance with the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act’s (FSMA) Intentional Adulteration (IA) rule will begin in March 2021. Last year the FDA announced that inspections of large businesses under the IA rule would begin in March 2020 following a compliance date … Continue reading FDA Food Defense Inspections from March 2021 for small businesses

French Act on Transparency of agricultural and food products – Ban of “animal” terms on plant-based alternatives

On 5th June 2020 France notified to the EU Commission via TRIS system the "Act on the transparency of information on agricultural and food products". France deemed that the measure won't have a significant impact on international trade or the internal market. Therefore, lacking any reference to the mutual recognition principle, we assume it will … Continue reading French Act on Transparency of agricultural and food products – Ban of “animal” terms on plant-based alternatives