Tag Archives: FSMA

FSMA Final Rule on Produce Safety: Understanding the Importance of Water Testing Requirements

Last month U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials notified produce industry leaders that there would be a review of the Produce Safety Rule’s water quality requirements to address industry concerns, resulting in a likely delay in compliance. As of … Continue reading

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Next TEAM Event: Regulatory Updates Under FSMA

On July 28th Babcock Labs will hold its next TEAM Event, “Food for Thought: Regulatory Updates Under FSMA.” The event will feature presentations from industry experts Troy Aykan (Hain Celestial Group; Law Offices of Troy Aykan) and Melissa Calicchia (Food … Continue reading

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Bon Appétit! Updates in Food Testing Services

It is no secret that Babcock Laboratories provides various product testing services to clients in the food and beverage industry. In fact, we are continuously expanding our scope of testing services for these clients to meet regulatory requirements and public … Continue reading

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Harmful U.S. Foodborne Illness Outbreaks Verify Need for Robust Food Safety Programs

Food Safety News just released a list of the 10 most harmful U.S. foodborne illness outbreaks of 2015, all of which left numerous consumers sick and the worst of which left a few consumers dead. The pathogenic culprits ranged from E. coli and … Continue reading

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New Food Lab Complete: Babcock Labs Expands Food Testing Services with New Lab

Babcock Labs is excited to announce the completion of its new food lab! The lab is custom-designed to house a range of food testing services, with room to add additional testing capabilities as more FSMA regulations and foodborne illness concerns … Continue reading

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Preparing for FSMA Implementation: Babcock Labs Expands Food Testing Services

There are seven major Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) rules to be finalized by the end of 2015, according to the White House’s “Current Regulatory Plan and the Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions”. Among the seven are rules … Continue reading

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