FDA commits to firm FSMA rule deadlines

As part of a settlement agreement with the advocacy group Center for Food Safety (CFS), the FDA has set firm deadlines for final Food Safety Modernization Act rules.

The FDA agreed to develop rules for preventative controls for human and animal food by August 30, 2015, for imported food and foreign suppliers by October 31, 2015, for produce safety by October 31, 2015, for food transportation by March 31, 2016 and for intentional adulteration of food by May 31, 2016, according to a

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