FDA Signals Plans To Ramp Up Oversight, Tracking Of Imported Foods

By Kelly Lienhard / June 23, 2022 at 10:20 AM
FDA’s regulatory agenda, unveiled Tuesday (June 21), indicates the agency over the next nine months will ramp up oversight of imported foods and take additional steps to mitigate foodborne illness. The agency also plans to propose changes to the standard of identity for canned tuna, in response to requests from industry, and allow manufacturers to use salt substitutes in certain foods. FDA’s food center has come under fire for failing to properly monitor the food supply chain, especially in light...

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