Zimbabwe’s AMP Group achieves FSSC 22000 Certification

ZIMBABWE – Associated Meat Packers (AMP Group), a joint venture business with Colcom Holdings Limited, Zimbabwe, a pork and meat products producer, has achieved the coveted Food Safety System Certification, FSSC 22000, becoming the 11th Zimbabwean company to receive the certification. The certification is a testament of the company’s continued commitment to continually improve the management and control of food safety. A team of international representatives carried out an extensive audit of AMP Group’s processing factory systems and requirements to eliminate and prevent food hazards and to ensure food quality…

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FDA includes LAAF Program in Food Safety Modernization Act

U.S – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a final rule establishing the Laboratory Accreditation for Analyses of Foods (LAAF) program as required by the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). Under the LAAF program, FDA will recognize accreditation bodies (ABs) that will accredit food testing laboratories to standards established in the final rule referred to as LAAF-accredited laboratories. The final rule outlines eligibility requirements that ABs and laboratories will need to satisfy to participate in the program, as well as procedures for how the FDA will manage…

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FDA proposes valuations of water used in farming to enhance produce safety

U.S – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a proposed rule that aims to enhance the safety of produce by requiring farms to conduct comprehensive assessments that would help them pinpoint and mitigate hazards in water used to grow produce. This proposal is one of the critical remaining pieces of working towards implementation of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), and it proposes to replace some of the existing requirements for agricultural water in the Produce Safety Rule (PSR). In 2015, the FDA published the final…

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Food authenticity testing market to reach USD 9,956 Million by 2028

GLOBAL – A report by Vantage Market Research has revealed that the increasing demand for accurate labelling and maintaining food quality in food industry is driving the food authenticity testing market which is projected to reach USD 9,956 Million by 2028, growing at a CAGR of 8.50% from 2021 to 2028. Vantage Market Research is a reputed company committed to providing high quality data and market research services in more than 20,000 emerging markets. The pandemic has affected most countries in the world, with severe impacts on the global economy…

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