We talked with former FDA official Tom Sidebottom to get his thoughts on traceability, data sharing, and the New Era of Smarter Food Safety.
What are you doing to prepare for Rule 204? Have you thought about leveraging traceability for a competitive advantage? Learn more about Rule 204 and why you should start thinking beyond compliance.
iFoodDecisionSciences recently completed a third round of meetings with lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle in Washington, DC as the company continues to lend its voice in support of food safety solutions.
iFoodDS is actively engaged in the legislative process on Capitol Hill. As reported in our June 22 blog post, we support the inclusion of language in the upcoming federal agriculture appropriations bill that underscores the importance of technology for preventing outbreaks and improving food traceability at every stage of the supply chain.
On February 24, 2021, President Joe Biden issued an executive order to review supply chains that impact the economic prosperity and national security of the United States, including food supply chains. The order directs the Secretary of Agriculture to report on the state of supply chains that produce agricultural commodities and food products.
iFoodDecisionSciences founder and iFoodDS board member Diane Wetherington was in Washington, DC on June 30 for a day of in-person meetings with top congressional agriculture policy leaders, including US Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Agriculture, and Rep. Austin Scott (R-GA), the panel’s second-ranking minority member.