Regulatory bodies are important part of the food safety standards enforcement process. Various agencies are involved in the process, each one having specific functions and authority.
California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is the state authority responsible for monitoring the food safety and the procedures used by everyone involved in the food [...]
Inspection is an important part of the enforcement of food safety practices. The Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) is the division of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that is responsible for monitoring the quality of food products and the level of service in restaurants and other food industry related companies.
Food control jurisdictions in the US use the Food Code, a regulatory document that includes guidelines and recommendations concerning standard food safety procedures. The code is published by Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Authorities within each state have their specific regulations, which however, need to correspond to the national food safety standards. Of [...]
The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is an institution that aims to provide professional service when it comes to food safety, organic agriculture and the good market positioning of food products from California.
This department cooperates with the industry and provides it with assistance and advice in terms of increasing food [...]