Day: July 5, 2016

NZ: 20 years of the Food Treaty a great achievement

scoop.co.nz: Food Safety Minister Jo Goodhew today acknowledged the 20th Anniversary of the Food Treaty between Australia and New Zealand at a conference in Wellington hosted by Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ). “The Food Treaty, implemented in 1996, was an important step towards enhancing trade between Australia and New Zealand, as part of Closer Economic Relations,” says Mrs Goodhew.

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Day: July 5, 2016

US: The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) – An Overview

Global Food Safety Resource: The primary purpose of the American Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is to improve food safety standards by changing both industry’s and government’s approach to food safety from reactive to preventive. As part of this comprehensive change, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been releasing rules to specifically address important aspects of food safety.

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