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May
05

Food Pathogen Testing: What’s on the FDA’s Menu?

At a recent Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) event, a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) representative spoke about the agency’s push for pathogen testing in food products. A combination of more sophisticated testing and more aggressive regulatory enforcement has helped drive up contamination recall activity in the food sector in recent quarters.

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Jan
18

Don’t Be Fooled. Undeclared Allergens Aren’t Going Anywhere

The rise in contamination recalls, driven by advancements in testing and increased regulatory scrutiny, has received a lot of attention in recent months. It’s easy to forget the prevalence of other causes of food recalls, including undeclared allergens. In fact, the number of recalls due to undeclared allergens increased each quarter in 2016, rising from 40 in Q1 to 105 in Q4.  While these recalls make up a smaller proportion of recall activity compared to contamination, their share was fairly consistent throughout 2016.

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Dec
21

Produce Rule Highlights Challenges, Uncertainty in Food Industry

These are challenging times for the food industry. As reported in the most recent Recall Index, Q3 set another record for recall activity, due in large part to advancements in contamination testing. At the same time, regulators are becoming increasingly vigilant and provisions of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) are being implemented. It has been just over a year since one aspect of FSMA, the produce safety rule, was finalized.

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Oct
31

A Food Contamination Test Came Back Positive…Now What?

As our Q2 2016 Industry Spotlight “Tainted Table: The Rise in Food Recalls” shows, food contamination recalls are increasing, in large part due to advancements in testing. Contamination issues may not be on the rise, but odds of finding such an issue continue to grow.

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Oct
05

Handle with Care: Recalls that Require Extra Diligence

When a product safety issue has the potential to do harm, it is always a serious concern. But not every recall generates the same level of interest from the media and the public. When certain groups are affected – or even potentially affected – the level of attention often skyrockets. In our recent whitepaper, “

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