The FDA’s initiative, the “New Era of Smarter Food Safety Blueprint,” is centered around four core elements, as the foundation to cover the range of technologies, analytics, business models, modernization and values that are its building blocks. These elements, working together, will help create a safer and more digital, traceable food system. The core elements include:
- Tech-enabled Traceability
- Smarter Tools and Approaches for Prevention and Outbreak Response
- New Business Models and Retail Modernization
- Food Safety Culture
WHO Food Safety a Public Health Priority for Member Countries
NEWS DESK, June 15, 2022 – The World Health Organization (WHO) is promoting the need to prioritize safe practices by food handlers and consumers. The WHO plans to strengthen food control systems and assess the current state of the entire food chain, to improve the risk of foodborne illnesses.
U.S. Bill Would Shift Food Safety Oversight
Food Safety Administration Act of 2022: July 13, 2022 – A bill has been has introduced to create a new federal agency focused on Food Safety, including inspections, outbreak response, and research.