Food Safety

Weaknesses in the National Organic Program’s International “Arrangements and Agreements”

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has released a report on the National Organic Program’s International “Arrangements and Agreements.” The USDA’s Inspector General found that the processes needed to be reformed. The Agricultural Marketing Service…

FDA Steps to Ensure Farmers Are Prepared for the Food Safety Modernization Act

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner, Scott Gottlieb, M.D.,outlined the immediate next steps in ensuring the successful implementation of the Produce Safety Rule established by the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act. Dr. Gottlieb recognized…

Defending Retail Food Supplies from Food Terrorism in Cuyahoga County, Ohio

By: Jim Armstrong, MS, RS, Program Manager, Environmental Public Health Services, Cuyahoga County Board of Health Importance of Food Defense In 2004, Tommy Thompson, former director of the Department of Health and Human Services, famously said,…

Webinar: New Prevention Tools to Improve Food Safety in Restaurants

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) in coordination with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Environmental Health Brand and the Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center are hosting a webinar about new environmental…