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Joan Murphy is the senior editor in charge of IEG Policy’s US Food Policy channel, where she provides comprehensive reporting on US food regulatory issues.
For more than two decades, she has written for Food Chemical News, covering legislation on Capitol Hill that impacts the food industry and food safety and labeling regulations as they develop in government agencies.
Before joining Informa, she served as a reporter for a public health association newspaper where she wrote on a wide variety of health issues. Before that, she reported on environmental policy issues for Washington, D.C.-based newsletters.
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USDA said it’s already taken steps to improve oversight of imported organics after a new audit found the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) lacked sufficient controls over these products.
The Food Industry Codex Coalition wrote Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue Monday expressing support for moving the U.S. Codex Office to the trade mission area as part of his reorganization plan.
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) allows flexibility and that can be “tricky” when it comes to FDA enforcement, said Meredith Olearchik, vice president and associate general counsel for Campbell Soup Company, at a Sept. 14 meeting sponsored by the Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI).
Class action cases challenging “natural” claims are on pace to exceed 2016 numbers, despite the fact courts stayed cases when FDA signaled interest in defining the term, said Caroline Hudson, senior associate with Winston & Strawn LLP, at a Sept. 14 meeting.
A Senate panel said it has heard “positive news” that federal agencies are meeting the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) aggressive timetable for submitting workforce reduction plans due by the end of this month as part of the government’s FY 2019 budget request.
State agriculture officials – the frontline in enforcing produce standards – praised FDA Tuesday (Sept. 12) for releasing a proposed rule that would delay the water quality standards under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), and pushing back produce inspections until 2019.