Food Law Blog
Published on October 13, 2020
CRISPR technology produces new plant varieties that are indistinguishable from those developed through traditional breeding methods. Scott Haskell discusses how to create a regulatory environment that is more supportive of CRISPR development.
Published on October 9, 2020
European Parliament calls on European Commission to remove titanium dioxide from the EU list of permitted food additives.
Published on September 9, 2020
Scott Haskell explains how FSMA has helped the animal food industry decrease product health issues and reduce the need for product recalls. What are the potential hazards within your processing program?
Published on July 17, 2020
FSMA has helped the pet food industry decrease product health issues and reduce the need for product recalls. The pet food industry must continue to invest in the infrastructure necessary to improve the standards of pet food safety.
Published on June 19, 2020
Which FSMA mandated food safety requirements are being followed to remain in compliance during the current COVID-19 demands? Which are not?
Published on May 27, 2020
Since the Covid-19 pandemic, the federal government has been rolling back food safety regulations, diminishing processing safety requirements, and canceling or decreasing food and processing plant inspections.
Published on May 19, 2020
Almost all recent pandemics originate in animals and nearly half of those are directly linked to global environmental degradation. More robust agriculture and food production systems must be in place to survive the next pandemic and economic down turn.
Published on May 7, 2020
“How we combat the effects of COVID-19 on food security and safety will determine how we succeed or fail with this outbreak” - Scott Haskell, DVM, MPVM, PhD. Dr. Haskell teaches the online course, Animal Health, World Trade, and Food Safety.
Published on April 22, 2020
Post Pandemic Global Food Law: Neal Fortin, Director of MSU's Institute for Food Laws and Regulations, says knowledge of global food law will be more important than before. Firms will have to nimbly avoid disruptions in the supply chain.
Published on April 6, 2020
Kris DeAngelo of MSU's Institute for Food Laws and Regulations warns of further disruptions to the food industry, and encourages companies to prepare through education.
Published on June 21, 2019
Neal Fortin's take on the recent Executive Order on Modernizing the Regulatory Framework for Agricultural Biotechnology Products.
Published on April 19, 2019
Neal Fortin, Director of MSU's Institute for Food Laws and Regulations, explains implications of the USDA FSIS' proposal to eliminate dual net content labeling.
Published on September 28, 2018
The FDA announced a new policy providing for the release of lists of retailers that may have received a food subject to a recall.