Lisa Hovey, who joined IAFP in 1997, will replace David Tharp, who will officially retire on April 26, after 30 years with the Association.
The guidance documents do not impose legally enforceable requirements, but they can help stakeholders plan for potential changes that may impact their businesses and organizations. The agency anticipates it will publish many of the listed documents by January 2024.
As the foodservice industry recovers from labor shortages, proper onboarding and tools to improve employee retention are a must. Following are strategies you can incorporate to enhance training to deliver an exceptional consumer and employee experience with your business.
Members of the FDA will discuss the recent draft guidance on lead action levels for foods intended for children less than two years of age, and address questions and comments submitted by industry.
In response to the findings of an external evaluation of the FDA Human Foods program conducted by the Reagan-Udall Foundation, FDA Commissioner of Food and Drugs Robert M. Califf, M.D., has announced a proposal for a unified Human Foods Program that would combine the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN), Office of Food Policy and Response (OFPR) and certain functions of the Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA) under one leader.
Yiannas is stepping down from his position as FDA Deputy Commissioner for the Office of Food Policy and Response effective February 24.
The food industry continues to face significant, simultaneous crises that threaten our food supply, including product and labor shortages, supply chain disruptions, the ongoing Russian-Ukrainian war, and climate change. As we look ahead to what’s coming in 2023, it’s clear that technology is key to managing these ongoing challenges.
The independent panel’s “Operational Evaluation of FDA’s Human Foods Program” report highlighted lack of communication, lack of a clear vision and mission, lack of a clear, overarching leader, and siloed workers as just some of the failures at the FDA that led to the infant formula crisis.
JIFSAN is an FDA Center of Excellence combining the expertise of the federal agency with University of Maryland researchers to promote research, education and outreach in food safety, security and applied nutrition
As the food industry prepares to implement the new FSMA traceability rule, Sara Bratager, Food Traceability & Food Safety Scientist at the Institute of Food Technologists, shares insight on preparedness and challenges due to the lack of global traceability standards.