FDA updates its imported food safety strategy: What importers need to know

As more links are added to the global food supply chain, not only do food industries become more intertwined, but so too do regulatory landscapes. The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) may be a U.S.-based law, but it has enormous implications for suppliers overseas who might wish to do business with a U.S. company, introducing […]

First International Food Safety Conference highlights need for global partnership

The first International Food Safety Conference kicked off this week in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with participating world leaders hoping to promote greater global cooperation surrounding sustainability and unsafe food.

The conference was organized by the African Union, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Trade Organization and the World Health […]

Canadian scientists to use genomics to address pig efficiency

Swine researchers in Canada have recently began a four-year, $9.8 million project that will develop genomic tools to select pigs that are more tolerant of, or resistant to, multiple diseases and in turn, help increase pork quality.

According to a recent article, the genomics tools they plan to develop will also allow producers to manage […]