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Indian Food Safety Standards to be Enforced by February 2014

January 15, 2014

Food business operators across India are being urged to comply with the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 before February 4, 2014. In doing so, they will become licensed and registered with the state in which they operate.   Registration and licensing has been slow to start in New Delhi, where they are still awaiting…

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Ireland Faces Food Safety Woes

December 20, 2013

2013 has not been a good year for pubs, restaurants and other food establishments across Ireland with 84 closure notices served by the end of the third quarter for food safety breaches. This makes 2013 the worst year on record for food safety as reported by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland.   Dead rodents,…

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Government of Canada Investment to Further Strengthen Food Safety Standards

December 19, 2013

The Canadian Supply Chain Food Safety Coalition is enhancing Canada’s food safety audit system, bringing it more in line with international standards. The Coalition will receive up to $173,000 CAD to shape consistent food safety audits and certifications across all sectors of the food industry.   Consisting of members from every part of the agriculture…

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FDA Warns CA Seafood Importer for Failure to Meet HACCP Regulation

November 18, 2013

Jin Han International, Inc. has received a warning letter from the US FDA for importing fish without first processing them in accordance to HACCP regulations.   During an inspection, the FDA found that several types of fish offered by the company were unfit for human consumption, including their Mackerel Pike and Bai-Top Shell, which they…

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Australia Holds its 20th HACCP Conference and Awards

September 15, 2013

Last month Australia hosted it’s 20th annual HACCP Conference and awards ceremony for HACCP food safety. The event was held in Melbourne, Victoria and key focus topics included Australia’s role in a global marketplace, Australian technical updates and new issues for food exportation.   Awards were presented to individuals, small companies and large well-established companies…

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