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Nut Imposters: Increased Number of EU and US Recalls Relating to Nut Products and Undeclared Allergens, Despite Overall Reduction in EU
Last year the EU passed the Food Information Regulation that requires food business operators to make allergen information available for non-pre-packed/loose foods. Learn about the number of food recalls that the EU has experienced since this regulation was put into effect and the potential consequences of not following this regulation here.
The new safety data sheet and label format requirements under OSHA’s revised Hazard Communication standard went into effect Monday, June 1, 2015. Learn about employer, manufacturer and distributor responsibilities here.
OSHA Compliance Officers Instructed to Collect Employer Data for Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order
The Executive Order, Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces, was signed last year and instructs Compliance Safety and Health Officers (CSHOs) to request additional information during an OSHA inspection from employers who contract with the federal government. Find out more about the Executive Order and the additional information that the CSHOs can request here.
The US House of Representatives approved the “TSCA Modernization Act of 2015” with slight changes from the bill that was approved by the House Energy and Commerce Committee in early June. Find out more about the new bill and the changes it makes to the existing TSCA law here.