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Jim Jones, Deputy Commissioner for Human Foods at the FDAUnifying Human Food Regulation:
A Conversation with Jim Jones

By Food Safety Tech Staff

This fall, Jim Jones stepped into his new role as the first Deputy Commissioner for Human Foods at the FDA. Here, he discusses his vision for the new unified Human Foods Program, what he learned from his work on the Reagan-Udall Expert Panel for Foods and why that led him to pursue his current role.


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Featured Articles

Effective Root Cause Analysis for CAPA Management

By Arundhathy Shabu and Prasant Prusty, Smart Food Safe

The ability to conduct a comprehensive root cause analysis to identify the origin of concerns and formulate and execute remedial processes, such as corrective and preventive actions (CAPA), is essential for food companies. Following we look at how to effectively conduct a root cause analysis and the benefits digital tools can offer teams in both identifying and preventing deficiencies.


CronobacterAsk the Expert:
Cronobacter Regulation and Detection

The recent large scale recalls of infant formula and resulting nationwide shortages highlighted the risks of Cronobacter in vulnerable populations. Sally Powell Price, Regulatory Expert Food and Beverage Safety at MilliporeSigma, which is the Life Sciences business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt Germany in the U.S. and Canada, and Andrew Lienau, Food Regulatory and Validation Senior Expert at MilliporeSigma, discuss the risks of Cronobacter infection, new testing assay that offers more rapid results, and coming changes to the regulation of infant formula due to growing concerns surrounding the dangers of Cronobacter.

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Food Labeling Requirements for Natural Flavors

By Jennifer Allen, Zwillinger Wulkan

As with all ingredients, natural flavors must be identified as such on your product’s ingredients panel. But under certain circumstances, they must also be identified more prominently on the principal display panel. Jennifer Allen, food attorney at Zwillinger Wulkan, explains U.S. food labeling requirements for natural flavors.

Sanitary Design:
Finding the Right Conveyor Belt System

By Emily Newton, Revolutionized Magazine

Conveyor belts are a key component in food processing and manufacturing. Following we look at current standards and resources to help companies identify the right systems for their facilities and food products.

Food Safety Consortium
Call For Abstracts:
2024 Food Safety Consortium

By Food Safety Tech Staff

The Food Safety Consortium call for abstracts is now open.
The submission deadline is December 15, 2023.

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