Tag Archive: Food Safety Modernization Act

Sep 29

FDA Releases Proposed Rules under FSMA

On September 19, 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released revisions to four proposed rules, opening them up for public comment. When these four rules are finalized in 2015, they will implement portions of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) of 2011. The four new rules open for public comment set guidelines …

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Sep 20

FDA’s CFSAN Announces Plan for Program Priorities

On September 4, 2013, the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN or the Center), a public health regulatory center in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), published its 2013-2014 Plan for Program Priorities. The plan outlines certain goals and objectives that CFSAN intends to achieve to improve food and cosmetic safety. You …

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Jun 24

FDA Publishes Overview of Regulatory Requirements for Food Businesses

On June 19, 2013, as part of Small Business Week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published “How to Start a Food Business” on its website. The article provides a brief overview of the requirements that a food business must comply with under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA) and other FDA …

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Dec 05

FDA Actions Highlight New Authority under FSMA

On November 26, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) suspended the food facility registration of Sunland, Inc., a New Mexico-based peanut butter plant. Sunland, Inc. has been in the headlines throughout much of 2012 due to a number of recalls spurred after Salmonella was discovered in the Company’s peanut processing facility. More information …

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