IFT Comments

U.S. Regulatory Policy on Listeria Monocytogenes

August 9, 2004
Docket No. 2003P-0574. IFT agrees with the petitioners that a regulatory limit of 100 cfu/g in foods that do not support the growth of the microorganism, specifically prepared foods held at or below – 1°C, prepared foods with pH values less than 4.4, and prepared foods with water activity (aw) less than 0.92, will not jeopardize public health, and supports amendment of 21 CFR, Part 109, subpart C to establish a regulatory limit for L. monocytogenes. (Read more)

Formal Comments to Working Group on Import Safety

January 1, 0001
Docket No. 2007N-0330 Presidential Interagency Working Group on Import Safety; Public Meeting. IFT agrees with the Interagency Working Group that U.S. citizens would benefit from the continued availability of a variety of food purchase options regardless of the country in which the food product was produced. However, food safety must not be compromised in providing this benefit. (Read more)