FDA's FSMA enforcement delay: impact to industry
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FDA announced last week that it will not actively enforce certain areas of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). FDA said it decided to make changes after receiving feedback about the complexity of complying with some of the act’s rules. The new guidance summarizes that the agency will use discretion when enforcing specific provisions in four FSMA rules, including the Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food rule, and Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption rule. Read coverage:
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