FOOD IMPORTS RESTRICTED: Congress moves quickly to protect nation's food supply
- IDFA Offers Input on Bioterrorism. // Dairy Field;Oct2002, Vol. 185 Issue 10, p12
Focuses on the International Dairy Foods Association's (IDFA) submission of three sets of comments to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding three food industry-related provisions within the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Response Act. Provisions about administrative...
- Hay Growers Exempt From Record Rules. // Hay & Forage Grower (Penton Media, Inc.);Nov2006, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p27
The article reports on the exemption of hay growers from new federal record rules in the U.S. In September 22, 2006, the clarification of the Food and Drug Administration deals with implementation of the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Act of 2002. The law requires establishment and...
- US expands anti-bioterrorist measures. Fox, Jeffrey L. // Nature Biotechnology;Nov2001, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p998
Reports on the expansion of anti-bioterrorist measures in the U.S. Impact of September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks; Concerns over risks of bioterrorism; Sole U.S. supplier of anthrax vaccine.
- New bill pushes breakfast. // FoodService Director;06/15/97, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p28
Comments on the role of the United States government regarding the promotion of the National School Breakfast program, which is one of the key elements in the anti-hunger legislation being reviewed by the United States Congress. Information on the introduction of the bill; Objectives of the bill.
- Be a good Samaritan. Fusaro, Dave // Dairy Foods;Oct96, Vol. 97 Issue 10, p9
Focuses on the passage of the Good Samaritan Food Donation Act in the United States that would remove legal liabilities that prevent some food processors from donating to charities. Scope of the legislation; Two major points of the law; Implications on the food industry.
- Leveling the playing field: New labeling regulations rule. Berkowitz, K.F. // Environmental Nutrition;Jan1992, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p2
Reports that in November, the Federal government announced proposals for the most sweeping food labeling reforms in history. A joint effort of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the proposals aim to staunch the flow of confusing and...
- Bacteria in the box. // Nutrition Action Health Letter;Apr93, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p3
Comments on the government's food-safety program in the aftermath of the food contamination incident at the Jack in the Box fast-food chain. Visual inspection of carcasses; Meat and dairy industries; Consolidation of agencies into one agency.
- When talk isn't cheap. Jacobson, Michael F. // Nutrition Action Health Letter;Jun98, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p2
Discusses the actions being taken by special interest groups in the United States against food disparagement laws. States with food disparagement laws; Effort of the Center for Science in the Public Interest to fight back against laws designed to prevent criticisms of the food industry.
- On the reform trail. Gatty, Bob // National Provisioner;Mar95, Vol. 209 Issue 3, p52
Reports on the impact of regulatory reforms on the food industry and trade. Adoption of the Hazard Analysis and Critical Point (HACCP) control system; Reduction of the impact of previous regulations; New requirements for slaughterhouses; Cost burden on the companies of the reform; Proposed...