The FDA made the historic announcement yesterday that they are withdrawing three of their most loathsome Compliance Policy Guides (CPGs), including the ones that allowed pet food manufacturers to use (…) Read more
Today, FDA released its final rule to implement the intentional adulteration provisions of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). But, wait. Don’t get too excited. You remember the largest (…) Read more
On Monday, FDA officials issued another disappointing update into their ongoing investigation into the mystery surrounding the illness and death of thousands of dogs linked to jerky pet treats. The (…) Read more
Poor Michael R. Taylor.
Alternatively known as the Food and Drug Administration’s “food safety czar” or the guy voted by Americans they would most like to see thrown out of a job, he’s got to have one of the most nerve-wracking jobs of all time. Can you imagine going to work every day knowing you are responsible for food safety in America?
I imagine poor Mike furiously gnawing his fingernails to a nub, plagued by fits of unexpected panic attacks, teetering dangerously close to a complete nervous breakdown were it not for a prescription for Xanax. Read more
Today the FDA publicly declared that “Food From Genetically Engineered Plants Is Safe To Eat.” The agency says since there is no scientific proof that GMOs are bad, therefore, they (…) Read more
Confused about cat food, perplexed by your pet’s puke, freaked out about pet foodborne illness, need the dope on animal drugs? Thankfully, our friends at the Food and Drug Administration’s (…) Read more
Margaret Hamburg, the Commissioner for Food and Drug Administration will push Chinese officials to grant visas for more inspectors in a visit to China next week, part of an effort (…) Read more
Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) is facing an uncertain future with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. FDA’s general advisors have told the Agency that AAFCO’s process for (…) Read more
That depends. Don’t hold your breath though, because like most of the new proposed Food Safety Modernization Act rules relating to pet food and animal feed, the Food and Drug (…) Read more
Sometimes, the stories I hear about what goes on inside the pet food industry, beggar description. But, the story that follows definitely gets the prize for one of the most (…) Read more