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New Initiative Created To Enhance Import Safety

Posted in Food Safety News
Today, more than 15 percent of the food consumed in the United States is imported from foreign shores.  In turn, more and more cosumers are begining to question what is, and what isn’t, being done to ensure the safety of foreign food product imports.  In response, the Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") recently announced the creation of a new group, … Continue Reading

New Food Safety Website Officially Launched: www.foodsafety.gov

Posted in Food Safety Regulations
It’s not www.foodsafetycounsel.com.  But, it may be a close second. Numerous food safety improvement measures have been initiated in the United States this year. One of the latest, unveiled by the FDA, USDA and Department of Health and Human Services, is a food safety website. The website, www.foodsafety.gov will provide a broad variety of information relating to … Continue Reading

White House Pledges To Upgrade Food Safety System

Posted in Food Safety News, Food Safety Regulations
The President’s “Food Safety Working Group,” chaired by the Secretaries of the Department of Health and Human Services (Kathleen Sebelius) and the Department of Agriculture (Tom Vilsack), was conceived in March 2009 to help modernize our food safety system. In turn, Vice President Biden, Sebelius and Vilsack, have now announced key findings of the Group. … Continue Reading

President’s Working Group Aims To Improve Food Safety

Posted in Food Safety News, Food Safety Regulations
The President’s “Food Safety Working Group,” chaired by the Secretaries of the Department of Health and Human Services (Kathleen Sebelius) and the Department of Agriculture (Tom Vilsack), was conceived to help modernize our food safety system. The group intends to foster “collaborative partnerships with consumers, industry and regulatory partners” and, through a transparent process, “build a … Continue Reading