Thursday 23 March 2017

Facility Inspection

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Study Finds Antibiotics, Arsenic in Poultry Feed

April 6, 2012 | No comments

Arsenic finds its way into the news again. Food Court first reported on research finding organic arsenic in apple juice, […]

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Staples Warned by FDA over Snacks Gnawed by Rats

March 13, 2012 | No comments

Retailers who carry snack may want to rethink their compliance strategies. Under new FSMA provisions and increased FDA scrutiny retailers […]

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FDAUpdate

How does FDA Identify a High-Risk (HR) Facility under the Food Safety Modernization Act?

March 9, 2012 | No comments

The FDA released new information today on how the Agency would determine which facilities are “high risk facilities” that require […]

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E Coli Shiga Toxin

Guest Contributor: “Big 6” non-O157 STEC

March 2, 2012 | No comments

Guest Contributior: Michael “Mick” Guerini, Microbiologist and Technical Writer When can we be ready to detect the “Big 6” non-O157:H7 E. coli? The USDA’s […]

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USDA Seeks Comments on Revisions to Food Container Standards

January 19, 2012 | No comments

The USDA us propsing changes to the Standards for Condition of Food Containers (Title 7 Part 42), which sets out […]

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Top Food Observations in 2011 (Citations made in Form 483s)

January 3, 2012 | No comments

Yesterday Food Court reported on the top ten observations made during a facility audit. Observations are the citations made in […]

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Responding to a Warning Letter from the FDA – Food

November 4, 2011 | No comments

If you are reading this you are probably in the middle of an enforcement crisis.   Responding to an FDA-483, Warning […]

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FDA Seeks Beijing’s Help Over Food Safety

November 4, 2011 | No comments

The WSJ and NPR reported today that FDA officials are requesting Beijing’s help in implementing a new food-safety law requiring […]

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Feds Remove Food from Rodent-Infested Warehouse in Streamwood, Ill

October 18, 2011 | No comments

The Associated Press is reporting investigators say they found widespread rodent infestation in a suburban Chicago warehouse used to store […]

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6 E.Coli Strains Added To Beef Ban List by USDA

September 14, 2011 | 1 comment

News broke this week that the USDA will expand the list of E.Coli strains banned due to the risk of […]

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