FDA Recognizes Australia as Having a Comparable Food Safety System to the U.S.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has signed an arrangement with the Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources recognizing each other’s food safety systems as comparable to each other. This is the third time that the FDA has recognized a foreign food safety system as comparable, the first being New Zealand in 2012 and Canada … Continue reading FDA Recognizes Australia as Having a Comparable Food Safety System to the U.S.

Canada – CFIA recognises a role for private standards within the regulatory framework

This interesting policy, released by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), has to be considered probably a "best practice" and I am sure in future we will see more and more similar public-private cooperation models. Since the international private standards are so widely used in the food chain, and since they set higher standards then … Continue reading Canada – CFIA recognises a role for private standards within the regulatory framework