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Regulatory Round-Up Newsletter, Summer 2016

On behalf of the Agriculture practice group at OFW Law, following is a copy of our Summer 2016 newsletter.  We hope you find it useful.  To receive this periodic newsletter by e-mail, please contact Carrie Morgan. Read More
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Regulatory Round-Up Newsletter, Winter 2016

On behalf of the Agriculture practice group at OFW Law, following is a copy of our Winter 2016 newsletter.  We hope you find it useful.  To receive this periodic newsletter by e-mail, please contact Carrie Morgan. Read More
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Doom and Gloom Suggest “Keeping Watch on Listeria”

Dr. Doom and Ms. Gloom have been addressing the fact that both FSIS and FDA are paying more attention to Listeria control in ready-to-eat facilities.  In previous blogs, they have discussed facility maintenance and repair as well as employee practic… Read More
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Flo and H’Jean (aka Doom and Gloom)

Last year, Dr. Doom and Ms. Gloom offered tips for facility maintenance and repair to assist facilities in being prepared for the selection of targeted sampling by USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and/or Food and Drug Administra… Read More
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Doom and Gloom Certified as Lead Instructors for FSCPA Preventive Controls for Human Food

Happy Holidays from OFW Law’s Dr. Barbara Masters, D.V.M., and Jolyda Swaim, A.K.A Dr. Doom and Ms. Gloom.  As 2016 approaches, it is time for many of you to start considering the need to comply with the mandatory training requirements for… Read More
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Doom and Gloom: “Check the Room”

All ready-to-eat processors, whether regulated by the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) or the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), will have the environment, food contact surfaces, and products sampled for Listeria monocytogenes.  While many… Read More
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Whole Genome Sequencing Update

Previous blogs have addressed Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS), what it is and its regulatory and public health uses.  With use of WGS expanding at an amazing rate, an update is both appropriate and necessary.  We recommend that everyone in the food i… Read More
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Regulatory Round-Up Newsletter, Fall 2015

On behalf of the Agriculture practice group at OFW Law, following is a copy of our Fall 2015 newsletter.  We hope you find it useful.  To receive this periodic newsletter by e-mail, please contact Carrie Morgan. Read More
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Dr. Doom: Do You Take Time to Review Records?

Yes, it is recognized that as part of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) verification, a responsible plant person is “reviewing records generated” as part of the HACCP program.  In addition, the plant has someone that conducts pre-sh… Read More
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Doom and Gloom Challenges for Success Under FSMA

Are you set up to succeed under the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) preventive controls final rules for human and animal food that have been sent to the Federal Register?  Have you taken preliminary steps in your operation in advance of these… Read More
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