AFDO News

AFDO Releases Food Salvage Guide

Tons of food are kept from the landfill and used to feed those in the United States that are not foodstable each day. But just as important to feeding those who benefit, is feeding them safely. Guidelines help those who can participate in food recycling programs see the benefits and minimize the risks often believed […]

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RFP for FDA eLearning Course Updates

The Association (“AFDO”) is requesting proposals for reviewing and updating a series of eLearning courses. The full details can be reviewed by downloading the official RFP. All interested parties must submit an application by 5:00 pm Eastern Time on September 15, 2018. Download Official RFP Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) [Revised September 5, 2018] 1.) Is AFDO open to […]

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Director, Bureau of Food and Recreational Business – Career Executive

This position provides leadership in the administration of Bureau programs, defining work priorities and goals, maximizing available staff and financial resources to achieve those priorities, and measuring outcomes through activities such as program evaluation, metrics, etc.  The position establishes plans to provide education on programs to regulated industry and consumers; maintains liaison with various agencies; administers […]

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U.S. FDA Requires New Product Identifiers for Prescription Drug by November 27

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently sent an email to FDA-registered drug establishments reminding them of an approaching deadline for prescription drug labeling. Prescription drug manufacturers, packagers, and re-packagers must affix a “product identifier” to their product packaging by November 27, 2018. Due to the large number of questions we received from industry […]

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Partnership for Food Protection (PFP) 10th Anniversary Webinar, August 28, 2018

August 23, 2018 Dear Partners: We want to remind our valued partners of the upcoming Partnership for Food Protection (PFP) 10th Anniversary Webinar that will be held on Tuesday, August 28, 2018, 1:00 – 2:30 pm EDT.  We hope that you will be able to participate in this important commemorative event. The PFP is comprised of dedicated professionals from federal, state, and […]

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Reseach Paper: Consumers’ Use of Personal Electronic Devices in the Kitchen

Abstract:  Smartphones, tablets, and other personal electronic devices have become ubiquitous in Americans’ daily lives. These devices are used by people throughout the day, including while preparing food. For example, a device may be used to look at recipes and therefore be touched multiple times during food preparation. Previous research has indicated that cell phones […]

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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 2019 National Food Safety Education Conference

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 2019 National Food Safety Education ConferenceJuly 19, 2018 The Partnership for Food Safety Education (the Partnership) has issued a call for abstracts for the 7th in a series of national consumer food safety education conferences, From Consumers to Chefs: Food Safety Education Matters, March 6 – 8, 2019 in Orlando, Florida.Comprised of 26 […]

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AFDO Executive Director Position

Applications are being accepted for the position of Executive Director with the Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO) from May 21, 2018 through June 4, 2018. Applicants are invited to view the Position Description that is posted on the AFDO website. This is a full-time position and the salary is negotiable. Questions regarding the position may […]

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