|Reportable Food Registry Works to Prevent Illness, says FDA|
Thursday, January 27, 2011 (1307 reads)
In its first annual report on the efficacy of its Reportable Food Registry (RFR), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has said that it is preventing foodborne illness outbreaks. The report summarizes use of the online food safety reporting tool during its first year, from September 2009 to September 2010. There were 2,240 entries logged during the period, including 229 primary reports, with 1,872 follow-up reports and 132 amended reports, the FDA said.