Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
October 13, 2016
The first major compliance dates arrived on September 19 for the preventive controls rules for human and animal food under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). Larger businesses must comply with certain new standards. Human food facilities must meet preventive controls and Current Good Manufacturing Practice requirements (CGMPs); animal food facilities must meet CGMPs.
Joann Givens, co-chair of the FSMA Operations Team Steering Committee and director of FDA’s Food and Feed Program in the Office of Regulatory Affairs, explains what the next few months will look like for these food facilities.
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