Laws and Regulations Committee Update – February 2 – 4, 2021

February 2, 2021


Strengthening Scientific Cooperation Between FDA and the European Food Safety Authority

National Academies

What Does a Changing Climate Mean for the Fish on Your Plate?



  • February is American #HeartMonth. Be heart smart! 80% of heart disease is preventable with education & lifestyle changes.
  • In our latest From A Global Perspective read how @FDA_Global, @FDAFood & @EFSA_EU are working together to advance food safety science & technology (e.g., #FoodAdditives & #WGS) & to refine how we communicate about risks from #foodcontaminants & #outbreaks


  • ATTN: Food importers! Apply for FY22 benefits, including expedited review and importation, through the FDA’s Voluntary Qualified Importer Program (VQIP). The #VQIP application portal is open through May 31, 2021

February 4, 2021


Keep Foodborne Illness Away from Your Super Bowl End Zone





  • Do you have a complaint/concern/question regarding food or dietary supplements covered by the U.S. FDA? CFSAN has food safety experts ready to assist industry and consumers. You can call, send an email or even snail mail.
  • Everyday safe food handling and hygiene practices are especially important during the COVID-19 pandemic. Get the latest info on food safety and COVID-19: