On Wednesday, January 24, 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released long-awaited draft guidance on the Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) Rule for importers of human and animal food. The FSVP Rule was issued to implement the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). This U.S. Food Imports (USFI) Regulatory Alert covers key points…Details
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On Monday, July 10, Dr. Steven Ostroff, Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) provided an update and more details on the food safety systems recognition effort the United States is currently working on with the European Commission. Ostroff provided the update at the International Association of…Details
On June 6, 2017, FDA announced it was extending the compliance dates for the agricultural water standards within the Produce Safety Rule for produce other than sprouts. The Produce Safety Rule was issued to implement the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). Compliance had been required for the water standards as early as January 2020. Please…Details