Tag Archives: FOOD CODE

USDA Seeks Public Input Ahead of 41st Session of the Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses (CCNFSDU)

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced on September 24 that it will hold a public meeting to provide interested parties an opportunity to address items on the agenda of the 41st Session of the Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses (CCNFSDU). Meeting participants will be given the opportunity to comment … Continue Reading

FDA Releases 2017 Edition of the Food Code

As previously reported on this blog, FDA publishes a Food Code every four years that serves as a model for retail and food service regulations nationwide. The Food Code provisions are designed to be consistent with federal food laws and regulations and may be enacted into statute, promulgated as a regulation, or adopted as an ordinance by … Continue Reading

Fish Freeze

New York City mandates freezing of fish intended to be served raw or undercooked. Section 3-201.11(D) of FDA’s 2013 Food Code recommends that most fish intended for consumption in raw or undercooked form be offered for sale or service only if they are obtained from a supplier that freezes the fish or if they are frozen … Continue Reading

Food Code Alert

FDA releases supplement to 2013 Food Code. Published by FDA, the Food Code serves as a model for retail and food service regulations nationwide.  FDA urges state, local, tribal, and territorial regulatory bodies to adopt the latest version of the Food Code.  Although the Food Code initially was published every two years, FDA now publishes a full version every four … Continue Reading
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