II. Food Production and Operation ControlTo ensure effective enforcement, the draft Regulation notes that the legal representative or chief responsible person at the company will bear full responsibility for food safety related issues.7 Such responsibility can be delegated to food safety management personnel only for certain designated aspects of the business (e.g., product entry/exit inspection, food recalls, etc.).8 Failure to establish adequate internal controls that result in a food safety incident may constitute a serious violation under the draft Regulation.9Food producers/operators can authorize a third-party organization to assist with mandatory food safety evaluations for the business.10 For example, food, food additives and food related products must be inspected to confirm compliance with pertinent national Food Safety Standards. However, such inspection and testing can be delegated to an accredited third party. Recalls of unsafe food are classified into the … [Read more...] about CFDA Announces Draft Regulation to Implement China’s New Food Safety Law (Part II)
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3. European Consumer Organisation – Informed Food Choices for Healthier ConsumersThe European Consumer Organisation, BEUC, is certainly continuing the focus on food information. On 6 February 2015, it published a paper entitled ‘Informed Food Choices for Healthier Consumers‘. The Organisation say that in their view the EU FIC was a “missed opportunity to improve consumer information while food companies are in any case obliged to redesign packages to comply with the new rules”. They advocate that mandatory front of pack labelling would have been useful in helping consumers make informed choices. … [Read more...] about Early Signs of Continued Focus on Food Information, Authenticity and Traceability?
In Pacific Bell Telephone Company and Nevada Bell Telephone Company d/b/a AT&T and Communication Workers of America, Case # 20–CA–080400, the board ruled that the two companies violated the NLRA when they attempted to block workers from wearing buttons and stickers containing the phrase “Cut the Crap” and the abbreviation “WTF.” … [Read more...] about WTF? NLRB’s OK with “Cut the Crap?” – Protected Speech Under the NLRA
Although employees generally have a protected right under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) to wear and display union paraphernalia including buttons and stickers, this right can be taken away in certain situations such as extreme vulgarity and offensiveness. This is the argument that was made by AT&T—that the buttons and stickers that said “FTW Fight to Win,” and “Cut the Crap! Not My Healthcare” rose to such levels of vulgarity and offense that their wear was outside of the protections of the NLRA and could therefore be prohibited by the employer. … [Read more...] about NLRB Approves Employees’ “WTF” and “Cut the Crap” Insignia
The food pantry serves about 1,000 people a month in Sumner, a city of about 10,000 people. Anyone is allowed to go in and pick up meat, produce and other goods at no charge. Additionally, each Friday, volunteers deliver 500 backpacks full of food to schoolchildren who take them home for the weekend. … [Read more...] about Man finds $17,000 outside food bank, gives it to a worker inside