News from FDA about allergens and E.coli outbreak in lettuce management

Today the US FDA published two important updates. The one about allergens is of particular interest in light of recent parallels publications from FAO/WHO Committees: FDA and USDA Scientists Research Seasonal Effects Linked to E.coli Outbreaks in Bagged Romaine Scientists from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition and … Continue reading News from FDA about allergens and E.coli outbreak in lettuce management

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