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Food safety rule in effect: does FSMA apply to you?

publication date: Feb 1, 2018
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The first round of compliance dates for the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Produce Safety Rule – the rules for produce growers that came about as a result of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) – was at the end of January, 2018, so there’s a lot of attention right now to the Rule and its requirements. This article will address some of the exemptions to the rule, compliance timelines, and training requirements for farmers.

This information is meant to help with understanding some parts of the Produce Safety Rule and related rules. It has not been reviewed, or approved by the FDA.

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