FDA to Require Faster Reporting

WASHINGTON As part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's efforts to modernize the nation's food safety systems, the agency last week announced that all food facilities must alert the FDA within 24 hours of discovering any pathogens or contaminants in their products that could kill or sicken people or animals. The agency also launched the Reportable Food Electronic Portal and Registry, a new electronic

WASHINGTON — As part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's efforts to modernize the nation's food safety systems, the agency last week announced that all food facilities must alert the FDA within 24 hours of discovering any pathogens or contaminants in their products that could kill or sicken people or animals. The agency also launched the Reportable Food Electronic Portal and Registry, a new electronic database that will help facilitate compliance with the new rules.

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