FSMA’s impact on international policies and trade
Ted Agres, an award-winning writer, covered food safety regulatory and legislative issues in the Washington Report column for FQ&S. He had more than 40 years of experience reporting on issues such as health policy, medical technology, and pharmaceutical development, and held an MBA from Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Chicago. Ted passed away in April 2020.
Articles by Ted Agres
Most major food industry organizations are supporting recommendations for food traceability made in ‘Pilot Projects for Improving Tracing Along the Food Supply System—Final Report’ that covers two food tracing projects sponsored by the FDA
While smaller farms and facilities applaud FDA’s proposed regulations, many food industry experts question whether these exemptions weaken FSMA’s effectiveness at preventing foodborne disease
Chinese consumers continue to be weary of domestically produced foods, even those sold under international brands.
With the election behind, will the Obama Administration cut loose on new mandates and finish the job on implementation?
As the U.S. waits on FSMA, Canada and China push forward with their own food safety regulations.
Ensuring safety of foreign food a significant hurdle.
Maker of deli salads and meats earns 11th Annual Food Quality Award with teamwork, training, technology
The proposed rules for fresh produce and preventive controls, which reportedly number in the hundreds of pages, have been held up under review by the White House Office of Management and Budget. They were expected during the first quarter of 2012 but, as of this issue of Food Quality, had not yet been released.
The organic food industry is experiencing growing pains as it attempts to gain market share and assume a more prominent place among U.S. foodgrowers, processors, and consumers.