SAFE Seafood Act to fight mislabeling, fraud

A new bill to combat fish fraud was introduced this week, following recent studies that showed widespread mislabeling of fish.

The SAFE Seafood Act, which formerly was introduced as the Safety and Fraud Enforcement for Seafood Act, would require information collected by fishermen such as type of fish caught, location and how the fish was […]

Final rule on detention of adulterated, mislabeled food published

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) can now detain food products if the agency believes them to be adulterated or mislabeled, thanks to a final rule announced yesterday.

Prior to the update, FDA needed “credible evidence” the food product posed a threat to public health prior to detaining the product. The final rule adopted […]