The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the most sweeping reform of our food safety laws in more than 70 years, was signed into law by President Obama on January 4, 2011. It aims to ensure the U.S. food supply is safe by shifting the focus from responding to contamination to preventing it.
September 10, 2015
The Preventive Controls for Human Food rule and Preventive Controls for Animal Food rule are now final, and compliance dates for some businesses begin in September 2016.
The preventive controls final rules announced today are the result of an extensive outreach effort, and incorporate thousands of public comments, including valuable input from farmers, consumers, the food industry and academic experts, to create a flexible and targeted approach to ensuring food safety.
- Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food: Final Rule
- Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Food for Animals: Final Rule
- Webinar Series on the Final Rules
- Public Meeting on the Final Rules
- Food Safety in Today’s Global Food System: An FDA Perspective - A Speech by Michael R. Taylor, FDA Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine
- User Fee Program to Provide for Accreditation of Third-Party Auditors/Certification Bodies to Conduct Food Safety Audits and to Issue Certifications - Proposed Rule
- Produce Safety - Proposed Supplemental Rule
- Preventive Controls for Human Food - Proposed Supplemental Rule
- Preventive Controls for Animal Food - Proposed Supplemental Rule
- Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP) - Proposed Supplemental Rule
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