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FSIS Issues Compliance Guideline on Kit Labeling

Yesterday, FSIS issued its long-awaited guidance on the labeling and packaging of “kit” products. Although FSIS has long informally applied its “kit policy,”...

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CDC Publishes Updated Report on Preliminary Foodborne Illness Trends

Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report entitled, “Preliminary Incidence and Trends of Infections with Pathogens Transmitted Commonly Through ...

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FSIS Publishes Proposed Rule Rescinding Dual Labeling Requirements for Certain Packages of Meat and Poultry

On April 17, 2019, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a proposed rule that would eliminate the requirement that certain...

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FSIS Releases Draft Guideline on Complaint Handling and Foreign Materials

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued a Draft Guideline detailing the Agency’s expectations of companies that identify...

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USDA and FDA Settle Jurisdiction over Products Derived from Livestock and Poultry Cell Lines

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today a formal-agreement...

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USDA and FDA Announce Joint Oversight Over Cell Cultured Products

On Friday, November 16, 2018, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Perdue and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Gottlieb announced a joint regulatory...

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China tariffs announced on food products

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FSIS Issues Guidance on Retailer and Restaurant Exemptions from Inspection Under the Federal Meat Inspection Act

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) recently released a guidance document to help companies determine whether their...

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U.S. Cattleman’s Association Submits Petition Regarding Labeling of Synthetic and Lab-Grown Meat

On February 9, 2018, the U.S. Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) submitted a petition requesting the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service...

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