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Food Safety Modernization Act

Updated Nov. 2017:  Key Facts about Preventive Controls for Human Food

Updated Oct. 23, 2017: FSMA Compliance Dates

Update March 31, 2017:  Guidance & Compliance for FSVP

Food Guidance Documents (FDA) 

Current guidance documents for the food industry, on a searchable page.  

Final Rules and Policy

Final Compliance Policy Guide on Food Facility Registration (FDA)

Final Rule on Accredited Third-Party Certification

FSMA Final Rule on Accredited Third-Party Certification

Final Rule on Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP) for Importers of Food for Humans and Animals

FSMA Final Rule on Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP) for Importers of Food for Humans and Animals

Final Preventive Controls Rule for Animal Food

FSMA Final Rules for Preventive Controls for Animal Food  (as PDF 1.2 MB)

Final Preventive Controls Rule for Human Food

FSMA Final Rules for Preventive Controls for Human Food   (as PDF 1.5 MB)

FSMA Final Rule on Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food

FSMA Final Rule on Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food

Food Safety Modernization Act

The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) The most sweeping reform of our food safety laws in more than 70 years, was signed into law by President Obama on January 4, 2011. It aims to ensure the U.S. food supply is safe by shifting the focus from responding to contamination to preventing it.

Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance   

From the website http://www.iit.edu/ifsh/alliance/: Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA) is a broad-based public-private alliance consisting of key industry, academic and government stakeholders whose mission is to support safe food production by developing a nationwide core curriculum, training and outreach programs to assist companies producing  human and animal food in complying with the preventive controls regulations that will be part of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

Other FSMA National Centers and Alliances

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