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FDA Finally Issues Definition of “GLUTEN FREE”!

FDA issued the update below DEFINING the term “Gluten Free”.   As a Celiac, this is extremely exciting news! The reason this is a HUGE deal?  Us Celiac’s need to know we can trust food products that are labeled “gluten free”.  If they are not, the repercussions are severe, ranging from serious health problems, including nutritional deficiencies, osteoporosis, growth READ MORE

Join FDA in Miami to Discuss Major FSMA Proposed Rules

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it will hold two additional public meetings to discuss the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Proposed Rules on Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP) and the Accreditation of Third-Party Auditors/Certification Bodies.  The two proposed rules are designed to strengthen assurances that imported food meets the same safety standards READ MORE

REGISTRATION OPENS for CBP’s 2013 East Coast Trade Symposium in D.C.

Mark your calendars for the CBP 2013 East Coast Trade Symposium, scheduled for October 24 – 25, 2013, at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C. This year’s theme is “Increasing Economic Competitiveness Through Global Partnerships and Innovation”. Based on the overwhelming interest received by CBP for participation at the Symposium, CBP is limiting attendance READ MORE

CANCELLED DUE TO SHUTDOWN – CBP’s 2013 East Coast Trade Symposium in D.C.

Mark your calendars for the CBP 2013 East Coast Trade Symposium, scheduled for October 24 – 25, 2013, at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C.  This year’s theme is “Increasing Economic Competitiveness Through Global Partnerships and Innovation”. Based on the overwhelming interest received by CBP for participation at the Symposium, CBP is limiting attendance to three READ MORE