Unapproved plant leaves are added to oregano.
The goal is to put more recordkeeping requirements in place for specific foods based on risk.
Issuing the largest-ever criminal penalty in a food safety case, the Department of Justice’s sentence intends to send a clear message to food manufacturers.
Coconut oil has recently been added to a food fraud investigation.
The September 17 episode features commentary on worker safety, managing quality and food safety programs, and the use of international standards, all in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The combined fines were less than $30,000, leaving critics on all sides in disagreement.
While the fundamentals of pest management have not changed, COVID-19 has put technology adoption on the fast track.
Surviving a crisis requires a strong food safety culture, and participation by all employees is critical.
COVID-19 put audits on hold beginning in March as the industry looked to food safety leaders like GFSI to provide guidance on the pandemic’s impact for the auditing process.
September 10 episode preview: Remote sensing, dynamic monitoring, IoT and more about technology’s role in pest management.