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FSVP compliance dates arrive, challenges to food industry increase

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The FDA's Foreign Supplier Verification Programs for human and animal foods have gone into effect. Find out how the FDA will approach preliminary enforcement during the first few months of the new regulations. READ MORE

FDA sanitary transport rule impacts railroads, other shippers

Diane Romza-Kutz April 4, 2017
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The Food and Drug Administration’s new Sanitary Transport of Human and Animal Food Rule takes effect on April 6, 2017, imposing new rigorous food safety regulations on food shippers – including railroads. READ MORE

What the FDA has in store for the food industry in 2017

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Both the human and animal food industries have a great deal of change confronting them under the FDA's Food Safety Modernization Act. Learn about these major new rules and their compliance triggers in 2017. READ MORE

Is the FSMA a plaintiff’s lawyer’s dream and the food industry’s nightmare?

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The FDA's Food Safety and Modernization Act may usher in more than just food safety as compliance deadlines begin to roll out. New mandates focusing on preventive controls, records keeping, food safety plans, menu labeling and much more may also become a boon to consumer lawsuits. READ MORE

How the FDA’s new Sanitary Transport Rule affects food shipping

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The Sanitary Transport Rule is different from the others passed so far under the FSMA, as it is not focused on the manufacturing, packing, growing, labeling or other aspects of food creation. So what’s the scope of the Sanitary Transportation Rule? READ MORE

Long-awaited overhaul of FDA food safety rules arrives – Part II: A roadmap for food manufacturers on FDA’s changes to cGMPs

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With the passage of the Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA), the FDA has created a new and updated set of cGMPs in conjunction with the new Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventative Controls (HARPC) program to correct this lag. READ MORE