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Deadlines for small food and beverage company compliance with provisions of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) are now. Read more


Food and beverage manufacturers doing business in the US must now comply with more stringent important food safety regulations. Read more


The idiom of “The devil is in the details” very much applies to the major trends in the modernization of tea logistics from bush to cup. Read more

Tea Report

US Importers Comply with Food Safety Rules

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Small US businesses importing food for human consumption have until September to comply with new US food safety rules. Read more


The Food Safety Modernization Act passed the United States congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama in 2011 and reflects a shift in the government’s effort toward food safety. Read more


Are US Coffee Importers Ready for FSMA?

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With the first provisions of the sweeping Food Safety Modernization Act set to take effect Sept. 19, the US coffee industry is scrambling to understand what it all means — and how to comply with minimal expense and bureaucracy. Read more


Orestes Ortez

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Two-day workshop in El Salvador aims to introduce attendees to how to complete paperwork required by the United State's Food Safety Modernization Act. Read more

Coffee Report

The time has come to comment on proposed rules and draft guidelines for food importers issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Read more

Coffee Report

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