29 Dec '13, 8pm

Food Safety Modernization Act #FSMA #FDA Apparently Agrees to Revise Provisions That Would Harm…

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's All About Organics page and our Food Safety Research Center page . FDA appreciates and takes very seriously the extensive input we have received from produce farmers and others in the agricultural sector on the proposed FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) rules on produce safety and preventive controls for human food, which we published in January 2013. We have made every effort to solicit input on the proposed rules, not only through the standard rulemaking process, but also by participating in more than 150 meetings and by travelling to numerous farms of varying types and sizes from Maine to California. To ensure broad input and facilitate constructive dialogue with the produce community, FDA has extended the comment periods on the proposed rules three times. Based on our discussions with farmers, the res...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_28959.cfm

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