FDA Loosens Nutritional Label Requirements for Restaurants During COVID-19 Pandemic

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 11:03:15 +0000


FDA is relaxing its nutrition labeling requirements so restaurants and manufacturers with food labeled for restaurant use can sell packaged products directly to their customers and other businesses.

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DOT Issues Emergency Declaration for Commercial Vehicles Transporting Food During Pandemic

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 11:53:39 +0000


The declaration is intended to allow drivers to transport critical supplies without interference from various conflicting state and federal laws and regulations.

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CPG Industry Stresses Need to Keep Manufacturing Operations Running During COVID-19 Pandemic

Thu, 26 Mar 2020 02:42:06 +0000


The Consumer Brands Association has partnered with 60 industry associations to urge the government to think about the impact COVID-19 curfews and restrictions could have on the manufacturing industry, and ask for special consideration during this time.

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COVID-19 and the Food Industry: What We Know

Sun, 22 Mar 2020 20:28:27 +0000


The coronavirus is not likely transmitted via food, water, or food packaging.

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CDC Webinar Focuses on COVID-19 and the Food and Beverage Industry

Fri, 20 Mar 2020 21:20:08 +0000


Agency advised on facility cleaning procedures, waste disposal, and more

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Food Quality & Safety New Products: February/March 2020

Thu, 19 Mar 2020 11:34:32 +0000


A look at some of the new products available in the food safety industry in 2020.

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Minneapolis Now Posts Restaurant Inspections Online for Public

Wed, 18 Mar 2020 11:51:46 +0000


In January 2020, Minneapolis unveiled a new website that allows individuals to check restaurant inspections online for all restaurants in the city.

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New Requirements for Produce Companies that Supply the Canadian Market

Mon, 16 Mar 2020 11:40:52 +0000


As per the new regulations, producers need to ensure that they have preventive control in their production facilities where their business is located.

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Crisis Communication Best Practices for Food Safety Professionals

Mon, 16 Mar 2020 02:21:54 +0000


During a pandemic, a composed, collected, and educated approach to crisis communications is critical.

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COVID-19 Update: Worker Health, Absenteeism Present Largest Risks to U.S. Food Supply Chain

Mon, 16 Mar 2020 01:45:35 +0000


To keep employees safe, food companies should quickly develop and employ pandemic policies to mitigate effects of COVID-19 disruptions and to protect employee and client health.

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