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FDA to Revise Animal Food Rule, Extends Other FSMA Comment Periods

A number of changes to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) implementation timeline were announced Wednesday. First, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration plans to publish revised language for the proposed rule on preventive controls for animal food in early summer 2014, alongside the revised produce safety and preventive controls for human food rules. FDA… Continue Reading

Grain and Feed Industry Asks for FSMA Rule Comment Extensions

Now that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will no longer be held to deadlines for FSMA rule comment periods, industry groups are asking for more time to give their input on certain regulations. The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA), the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA), the Pet Food Institute (PFI) and the National… Continue Reading

FDA Holds First Public Meeting on FSMA Intentional Adulteration Rule

The U. S. Food and Drug Administration held its first public meeting last week on its proposed rule on intentional adulteration under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). “We see this, in many ways, while being different in terms of where the hazards come from, in line with the basic principles that underlie FSMA,” said… Continue Reading

FDA Announces FSMA Intentional Adulteration Rule

The U.S Food and Drug Administration has filed its rule on intentional adulteration under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), keeping to a court-ordered deadline of Dec. 20. “Focused Mitigation Strategies to Protect Food Against Intentional Adulteration” will require domestic and foreign food facilities to address hazards that may be intentionally introduced by acts of terrorism…. Continue Reading

Appeals Court: FDA Must Issue Intentional Adulteration Rules Next Month

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has until Dec. 20 to issue a draft of its proposed intentional adulteration rules under the Food Safety Modernization Act, according to a ruling by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. The ruling stems from a lawsuit filed by the Center for Food Safety, which sued FDA after the… Continue Reading