GMA Presents Plan for Improved Import Safety

The Grocery Manufacturers Association outlined an imported-food safety proposal here last week that centers on contamination prevention in foods' country of origin, and would allocate U.S. Food and Drug Administration inspection resources to foods posing higher risks. If adopted, Commitment to Consumers: The Four Pillars of Food Safety would also require importers to adopt a foreign-supplier

WASHINGTON — The Grocery Manufacturers Association outlined an imported-food safety proposal here last week that centers on contamination prevention in foods' country of origin, and would allocate U.S. Food and Drug Administration inspection resources to foods posing higher risks.

If adopted, “Commitment to Consumers: The Four Pillars of Food Safety” would also require importers to adopt a foreign-supplier quality assurance program and verify that imported food and food ingredi

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