FDA requests public comments on proposed allergen labelling exemptions

Posted by SGS Digicomply Editorial Team on October 29, 2020
Markets United States of America Organization U.S. Federal Register Topic Labelling On Oct. 28, 2020 the Food and Drug Administration has proposed exempting an ingredient derived from a major food allergen (as milk, egg, fish (e.g., bass, ...

Tags: FDA, labelling, allergen labelling regulation

Assessing Progress in Reducing Child Labor in Cocoa

Posted by SGS Digicomply Editorial Team on October 23, 2020
Markets International Organization NORC Topic Trade, market and official controls NORC Final Report: Assessing Progress in Reducing Child Labor in Cocoa Growing Areas of Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana. The Bureau of International Labor Affairs ...

Tags: child-labor, cocoa

Frozen food package polluted by living coronavirus could cause infection, China's CDC says

Posted by SGS Digicomply Editorial Team on October 23, 2020
Markets China Organization Reuters Topic Contaminants, residues and contact materials Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that contact with frozen food packaging contaminated by living new coronavirus could cause ...

Tags: covid-19, food contact materials (FCM), frozen foods

California Imposes Food Safety Requirements on Delivery Apps

Posted by SGS Digicomply Editorial Team on October 23, 2020
Markets United States of America Organization State of California Topic Food Safety and Security On September 18, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB-3336 into law. This law sets new safety standards for third-party delivery ...

Tags: covid-19, food delivery

FDA Seeks Input on Nutrition Labelling for Certain Sugars and Issues Final Guidance on Allulose

Posted by SGS Digicomply Editorial Team on October 23, 2020
Markets United States of America Organization U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Topic Labelling The FDA issued a Request for Information to receive information about the nutrition labeling of sugars that are metabolized differently ...

Tags: FDA, Allulose, sugar

Good Production Guidelines for Commercial Sterile Foods that are Sterilized after Packaged

Posted by SGS Digicomply Editorial Team on October 15, 2020
Markets Indonesia Organization Indonesia Drug and Food Control Agency (BPOM) Topic Food Safety and Security Regulation Number 25 of 2020 about Good Production Guidelines for Commercial Sterile Foods that are Sterilized after Packaged. ...

Tags: indonesia, food contact materials (FCM), sterile foods

Dry ice: carbon dioxide poisoning is possible

Posted by SGS Digicomply Editorial Team on October 15, 2020
Markets Germany Organization Bundesinstitut für Risikobewertung Topic Contaminants, residues and contact materials Poisoning by CO released from dry ice occurs in both the commercial and private sectors. Severe or fatal poisonings are ...

Tags: Food Contaminants, food contact materials (FCM), dry ice, carbon dioxide

FAO Guide to Ranking Food Safety Risks at the National Level

Posted by SGS Digicomply Editorial Team on October 9, 2020
Markets International Organization FAO Topic Trade, market and official controls The objective of this guidance is to provide direction to national food safety authorities on how to start ranking the public health risk posed by foodborne ...

Tags: food safety, food safety news, fao

Does bisphenol A increase the risk of death?

Posted by SGS Digicomply Editorial Team on October 8, 2020
Markets Germany Organization Bundesinstitut für Risikobewertung Topic Contaminants, residues and contact materials According to the BfR, the study does not show a definite causal connection between BPA exposure and increased mortality. The ...

Tags: biosphenol-a

Start of ban on plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds

Posted by SGS Digicomply Editorial Team on October 1, 2020
Markets United Kingdom Organization European Food Safety Authority Topic Contaminants, residues and contact materials The ban on supplying plastic straws and stirrers and plastic-stemmed cotton buds has come into force in England today ...

Tags: united kingdom, food contact materials (FCM), plastic-straw

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