Challenges to growing animal welfare restrictions

USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) reported that since 2002, 14 states have enacted laws governing their animal agriculture industries’ pre-slaughter production practices, which may contribute to the current shortages and rising prices. They focus on animals in the pork, beef, and egg industries and restrict production practices and sales of non-compliant products.  The law aims […]

Warnings letters sent to food companies in the U.S.

FDA sent warning letters to the various companies and entities under its jurisdiction.  On June 1st, 2022, the agency warned Supreme Fruit Produce, Inc, in San Diego, California, for not having FSVP for several imported products, resulting in the issuance of Form 438a. Upon inspection, FDA revealed that the company did not follow an FSVP […]