Food Safety

Request for Input on Federal Outreach to Control Listeria Monocytogenes at Retail Delicatessens

The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is collecting information from stakeholders from industry, state and public health and agriculture departments with responsibilities for retail food safety, local health departments, and grocers to gather…

Retail Program Standards Blog Series: Meeting All Nine Standards

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards (Retail Program Standards) are designed to help food regulatory programs enhance the services they provide to the public. Since August, NACCHO…

Adopting a Risk-Based Preventive Approach to Food Safety Across the End-to-End Cold Chain

The integrated global cold chain, which includes multiple touch points, requires seamless movement of product and data between all stakeholders—from food growers and manufacturers, to transportation partners, ports, cold storage providers and others who collectively…

2018 Continuous Improvement of Retail Food Safety Assessment

NACCHO conducted an assessment to understand how local, state, tribal, and territorial governmental public health agencies are using the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards (Retail Program Standards)…