FDA reopens comment period related to food standards of identity modernization

USA – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reopening the comment period on a 2005 proposed rule to establish a set of general principles for food standards of identity modernization. The proposed rule […]

Tanzania harmonizes regulatory bodies’ roles, forms drug authority

TANZANIA – Tanzania’s parliament has approved Finance Bill of 2019 which will see harmonization of regulatory bodies’ roles which were overlapping or more less the same. Following the amendment of Section 130 of the Standards […]

Standards Organisation of Nigeria develops new standards for indigenous foods

NIGERIA – The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) in collaboration with other institutions has developed five new standards on indigenous foods as it seeks to promote the government agenda on economic diversification through agriculture. The […]

Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission mulls nuclear tech for food preservation

TANZANIA – The Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission (TAEC) is considering development of a food preservation project using Nuclear energy in the country, reports Daily News According to the commission’s Director General, Professor Lazaro Busagala, TAEC […]