FDA Seeks Key Investments for Implementing FSMA

Constituent Update

February 2, 2015

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced that it is requesting an additional $109.5 million for the implementation of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) as part of President Obama’s FY 2016 budget request, released to Congress today.

FSMA, signed into law by President Obama in 2011, required sweeping changes to the nation’s food safety program, including multiple new regulations and a substantial strengthening of the Agency’s food inspection capabilities.

FSMA fundamentally changes FDA’s approach to food safety oversight, from primarily reacting to problems to preventing them in the first place. 

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