FDA Extends Certain FSMA Compliance Dates

FDA has published seven foundational rules to implement FSMA, and compliance dates are quickly approaching: Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food Earliest compliance date: September… Read More
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Regulatory Round-Up Newsletter, Summer 2016

On behalf of the Agriculture practice group at OFW Law, following is a copy of our Summer 2016 newsletter. We hope you find it useful. To receive this periodic newsletter by e-mail, please contact Carrie Morgan. Read More
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Another FSMA Final Rule: Sanitary Transportation of Food

FDA has issued a final rule on Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food. The rule creates new requirements for shippers, loaders, carriers, and receivers of food transported by rail or motor vehicle in the United States. A fact sheet and othe… Read More
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Five Unresolved Questions the Food Industry Should Be Looking for Answers to in FDA's Final FSMA Regulations

It’s August, which in Washington means Congress recesses, the President and much of the bureaucracy go on vacation and the wheels of government move more slowly than usual. However, that slower pace is going to be short-lived for the food industry.… Read More
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FDA Announces National Kick-Off Meeting on FSMA Implementation

FDA will hold a “National Kick-Off Meeting on Implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)” on April 23-24, 2015, in Washington, D.C. The agency has sent out a save-the-date notice to subscribers to its FSMA webpage, but the notice… Read More
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Wide-Reaching FDA Proposed Rule on Sanitary Transportation Could Have Greatest Impact on Food Carriers

On February 5, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published in the Federal Register its proposed rule on “Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food.” The proposed rule would require shippers, carriers, and receivers that transpor… Read More
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Deadlines for FSMA Final Rules Pushed Back

The court-ordered deadlines by which FDA is required to issue final rules under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) have been pushed back pursuant to a consent decree between FDA and two consumer groups. The two consumer groups, the Center for F… Read More
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