In a statement today from Michael Taylor, Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine, the FDA announced that the agency plans to revise key provisions of the proposed Food Safety Modernization Act rules affecting farmers and then seek further comment from the public on the proposed revisions. 

Hank Giclas

Last week, Western Growers submitted comments to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)  on two proposed rules related to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FMSA).  Western Growers provided comments on the “Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption,” known as the “Produce Rule,” as well as the “Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food” also known as “Preventive Controls Rule.” 

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