Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards - September 2015

Comment on the Draft 2017 Program Standards

FDA announced an opportunity for public comment on draft versions of the 2017 Program Standards.

Learn more about how to download the draft versions and provide comments by visiting Draft 2017 Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards.

"Standards of Excellence for Continual Improvement"

Developed and recommended by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration with input from federal, state, and local Regulatory officials, Industry, trade associations, academia, and consumers.

OMB Control No. 0910-0621
Expiration Date: 07-31-2017
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Table of Contents

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Overview of the Retail Program Standards

Information about Enrolling and Participating in the Retail Program Standards

Standard 1: Regulatory Foundation

Standard 2: Trained Regulatory Staff

Standard 3: Inspection Program Based on HACCP Principles

Standard 4: Uniform Inspection Program

Standard 5: Foodborne Illness and Food Defense Preparedness and Response

Standard 6: Compliance and Enforcement

Standard 7: Industry and Community Relations

Standard 8: Program Support and Resources

Standard 9: Program Assessment

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