Weekly News Scan – December 6th, 2021

Industry News

FDA’s Foodborne Outbreak Response Improvement Plan Seeks to Expedite Investigations

Food Safety Tech recently reported on the FDA Foodborne Outbreak Response Improvement Plan. 

The plan, which targets four areas, will aid in making investigations faster and more efficient.

FDA Wants to Change Agricultural Water Requirements in Produce Safety Rule

“This proposed rule is a monumental step towards further improving the safety of the fruits and vegetables Americans serve their families every day, and the FDA looks forward to engaging with stakeholders on the proposed changes”, said Frank Yiannas, FDA Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response.

Food & Beverage Recalls

BUBS Naturals – Fountain of Youth Formula (Undeclared Milk)

Dakota Toms – Chicken Salad Croissant (Undeclared egg and milk)

Industry Events

Food Safety Summit

Registration is now open for the 2022 Food Safety Summit, May 9-12 in Rosemont, IL.

Learn from subject matter experts and network with your peers at this year’s in-person event!

FDA Virtual Summit

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) hosted the virtual event, New Era of Smarter Food Safety Summit on E-Commerce in late October.

With the rise in online food ordering, the FDA plans to use the information gathered during the summit to understand what steps are needed to improve food safety measures in e-commerce moving forward.


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