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

FDA Provides Temporary Flexibility for Nutrition Labeling of Certain Packaged Food due to COVID-19 Pandemic

From the FDA CFSAN updates. FDA is issuing this guidance to provide restaurants and food manufacturers with flexibility regarding nutrition labeling so that they can sell certain packaged foods during the COVID-19 pandemic.   This guidance does not apply to foods prepared by restaurants. The guidance, due to the exceptional situation, has not been opened for … Continue reading FDA Provides Temporary Flexibility for Nutrition Labeling of Certain Packaged Food due to COVID-19 Pandemic