Some American households experience food insecurity at times during the year.
September 22, 2016
This report, “Household Food Security in the United States in 2015,” presents statistics from the survey covering households’ food security, food expenditures and use of federal food and nutrition assistance programs in 2015.
Texas Tech will receive $700,000 to monitor beef, pork and poultry products for pathogens and antibiotic resistance.
September 21, 2016
Texas Tech University’s International Center for Food Industry Excellence (ICFIE), Lubbock, Texas, was selected as a National Surveillance Lab for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) Retail Meat Surveillance Program through a competitive federal grant process.
greenfence is said to be the first digital platform economy to empower a fully transparent farm-to-fork eco-system for the global food and beverage industry.
September 14, 2016
GLOBALG.A.P., Palo Alto, Calif., adopted greenfence’s platform technology to directly connect GLOBALG.A.P.'s global standards and certification services at all levels of supply and demand value chains.
Food waste is so problematic that it initiated a statement from agriculture secretary Tom Vilasick and EPA deputy administrator Stan Meiburg in 2015 to announce the nation’s first-ever national food loss and waste goal, calling for a 50% reduction by 2030 as an initiative for governments, charitable/faith-based organizations and the private sector.
Food facilities have been required to register with FDA since 2003.
September 13, 2016
Under the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), food facilities that manufacture, process, pack or store food for distribution in the United States are required to renew their FDA registrations between Oct. 1 and Dec. 31.