|IFSA Government Affairs & Education Committee June 2015 Update|
Recently, the USDA issued a Constituent Update, available here, announcing the Netherlands has been reinstated to export pasteurized eggs to the U.S. The Agency notes the FSIS has determined through a rigorous process of verification that the country’s food safety system is equivalent to the U.S. system, which ensures the product is safe, wholesome and properly labeled.
FSMA Public Meeting Transcripts
FDA held a public meeting, “FDA Food Safety Modernization Act: Focus on Implementation Strategy for Prevention-Oriented Food Safety Standards” on April 23 – 24, 2015. The recording, transcript, and photos from the public meeting are available on the Agency’s website and can be accessed here.