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FDA/USDA Shutdown Ending, Expect Lengthy Delays

October 17, 2013 | No comments

The government shutdown that shuttered the doors of the USDA and FDA has ended. The Agencies are expected to return […]

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Government Shutdown; Update on Impact on USDA & FDA

October 1, 2013 | No comments

The US federal government is shutdown. The impact will be felt by all areas of  FDA and USDA regulated industry. […]

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Impact of Government Shutdown on FDA and USDA

September 30, 2013 | No comments

A government shutdown looks increasingly likely this week. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has asked agencies to begin […]

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New U.S.D.A. Meat Label Rule Survives Meat Packers Challenge; Lessons on Labeling Claims and Free Speech

September 12, 2013 | No comments

A U.S. district judge in Washington D.C. refused on Wednesday to stop the government from requiring labels on packages of […]

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DC Circuit Dismisses Challenge to USDA Rule – Lessons for FSMA?

February 28, 2013 | 1 comment

The buzz around FSMA the past few weeks has centered on the new rules. There is a push to understand […]

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Four Food Safety Tips for the Fourth of July from the USDA

July 2, 2012 | No comments

In the US the grilling season will be in full swing with the Independence Day celebrations occurring during the week. The USDA in […]

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USDA Targeting Six Additional Strains of E.coli in Raw Beef Trim Starting Monday

June 4, 2012 | No comments

  USDA Targeting Six Additional Strains of E.coli in Raw Beef Trim Starting Monday June 4, 2012 WASHINGTON, May 31, 2012 […]

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USDA Streamlining Meat and Poultry Labeling Approval Process

May 23, 2012 | No comments

The USDA announced a new label review process this week. The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), which is the primary […]

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USDA to Speed Tracking of E. Coli in Meat

May 2, 2012 | No comments

The USDA announced new regulations Wednesday that were required to draft under the 2008 farm bill.  The rules includes speeding up the […]

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USDA Announces Steps to Improve Compliance with Residue Requirements and to Increase Testing at Establishments with Repeat Violators

April 24, 2012 | No comments

The USDA announced yesterday new guidance designed to prevent tainted meat products from reaching consumers. Like the Food Safety Modernization Act, which […]

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