FDA Releases Final Guidance for Voluntary Qualified Importer Program

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is announcing final guidance for industry for a voluntary, fee-based program to allow the expedited review and importation of foods into the United States from importers with a proven track record of food safety and security. The final guidance is in question-and-answer format to explain how this program will work. In particular … Continue reading FDA Releases Final Guidance for Voluntary Qualified Importer Program

Food recalls in EU – Week 8/2016

Last week on EU RASFF (Rapid Alert System for food and feed) we can find the following relevant notifications: 1. Alerts followed by a recall from consumers: Listeria monocytogenes (presence CFU/g) in organic falafel nuggets from the Netherlands, following an official control on the market. Notified by Netherlands, distributed also to Belgium, France, Ireland, Spain … Continue reading Food recalls in EU – Week 8/2016